Circle

Circle is a consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using money.

Circle is a disruptive, venture-backed fintech business working to revolutionize consumer finance with simple, free technology for storing and using money. Our product enables people worldwide to transfer money, easily and securely, free of charge, and in the same way we share content and media, express ourselves, and message our friends and family on mobile devices. We believe money should work the way media and messaging work on the Internet: free, global, safe, mobile, and delightful. With US Dollars, British Pounds and Euros support, and connection to the Bitcoin blockchain, we are transforming this vision into reality. Circle is backed by $136 million from investors including Goldman Sachs, Baidu, CreditEase, IDG China, Breyer Capital, Accel and General Catalyst.

We use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain (allowing us to offer this service for free). We also foster innovative approaches to risk, including our AI risk engine, which runs on cutting edge algorithms that continuously keep your money safe.

Circle Boston, MA
May 20, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. We are looking for a Product Analyst to work with the growth and product teams to answer key questions about how to grow our user base, scale our products, and launch high-impact initiatives for our Invest and Poloniex products. An ideal candidate should have robust knowledge of crypto, marketplaces, customer lifecycle and behavior analysis, customer segmentation and business operations for a consumer internet company. *We are currently accepting applications for our Boston, San Francisco or New York offices. What you'll work on Identify key metrics and build executive-facing dashboards to track the growth of our products Perform analytical deep-dives to analyze problems and opportunities Extract actionable insights through analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional customer behavior data sets Translate complex concepts into clear, concise recommendations that directly drive value for the business Understand what matters most and prioritize ruthlessly Work with cross-functional teams to rapidly execute and iterate What you'll bring to Circle A strong interest in cryptocurrencies, investment and Fintech in general BS/BA in Technical Field, Computer Science or Mathematics 1-3 years of professional experience in a highly analytical role (business or marketing analysis, data analysis and visualization, etc.) Proficient in SQL Proven track record of being able to work independently and proactively engage with business stakeholders with minimal direction Experience in cross functional collaboration with Eng and PMs Strong verbal and written communication skills Bonus A deep understanding of statistical analysis, common quant techniques like regression etc, experiment design Experience with at least 1 scripting language (Python, R, etc.) Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 18, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As a Senior Data Engineer at Circle, you’ll work closely with the Data Science team productizing machine learning solutions and developing the scalable data pipelines that support these solutions. Working in either Boston or San Francisco, you’ll have the opportunity to significantly impact internal data consumption and decision-making (risk and compliance, growth, and marketing) as well as our customer experience. Projects we are working on (and you may work on, too) Productize machine learning models and build a world-class automated evaluation system to manage risk exposure while delivering the best possible experience to our customers Design, build, and implement scalable streaming data pipelines and ETL frameworks to increase data access and decrease analysis and decision times across the organization Build an open transaction protocol where users can send money and exchange value that utilizes both new and traditional technologies to deliver value the fastest and cheapest way possible Leverage blockchain technology in a new transaction framework so that Financial Institutions an exchange value and associated metadata in a compliant manner. You'll also Own software throughout the entire development life-cycle Share ideas to improve our product and processes, make decisions that have significant impact, and provide feedback so we can continue to get better Develop your skills, collaborate across teams and continue to learn. What you'll bring to Circle Experience writing high quality code in Python plus another OOP language (Java, Scala, C++, Go, etc) Experience working with RDBM systems, particularly familiarity with SQL 5+ years experience building distributed solutions in Spark, MapReduce or other MPP system with associated data models and datastores (e.g., Redshift, Cassandra, HBase, Parquet) Production development of event-based applications using frameworks such as Kinesis, Kafka, Spark Streaming, or similar Familiarity with machine learning techniques, continuous deployment pipelines and tools, and AWS technology stack a plus Desire to work across internal teams to identify requirements and iterate on solutions Debug complex production issues across various levels of the tech stack Interest in impacting the way money moves between people Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 17, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. Circle is seeking an Executive Creative Director, Gigantic Idea Generator, Opinion Wrangler, Crazy Dream Inspirer, Left Brain Stimulator, Right Brain Realist with lots of opinions and as many guts to oversee all brand creative across our US, Asian and European markets. At Circle you will drive the overall creative strategy agenda, directing brand leadership to execute company vision and build an overall brand architecture for Circle’s portfolio of products to allow for flexible evolution and a unified story internally and externally. As the Vice President of Global Brand & Creative, you will work closely across a variety of teams in the organization (Product, Product Marketing, Customer Support, Recruiting, Go-To-Market, Communications, …) and across all geographies (US, Europe, APAC) to unify our brand on all touch points internally and externally. What you'll work on Develop and nurture overall brand strategy and vision, product image, company values and customer experience across US, European and Asian markets Elevate the Circle brand to the level of brands we love such as AirBnB, Amazon and Spotify Initiate and determine which projects are more meaningful for growth and brand Set the creative agenda and help to evolve the go-to-market strategy for future opportunities (read: total world domination) Lead, coach and inspire your teams: designers, writers, producers, illustrators and developers Ensure company-wide buy-in for that aforementioned creative agenda Build collaborative relationships with key internal team members, partner and collaborate with SVP of product, VP of product marketing, Regional and Local Go-To-Market Teams, COO, VP Customer Support, Head of Recruiting to not only get new customers, new recruits but engage with them and make them fall in love with Circle Share new brand initiatives globally and crunch numbers to show how those initiatives help marketing, recruiting and business development efforts Be the place where the buck stops for all creative your team produces, including advertising, integrated campaigns, promotions, corporate assets and circle.com What you'll bring to Circle 10+ years of experience in writing or art direction, another 5+ years’ experience in creative leadership, strategy and measurement (bonus points for brands we admire) Proven success elevating creative, with a mix of consumer brand and product experience Demonstrated ability to impact and influence change across an entire organization while collaborating effectively with individuals at all levels In tune with the global marketplace and be able to interpret trends and analyze impact while incorporating a new idea Comfortable in a lean startup environment and passion for our company mission and the work itself Ability to work across multiple internal teams and time zones with different goals, cultures and audiences â€" a team player, a strong collaborator A portfolio that excites us Bonus Brand identity creation (especially if it’s a brand we love) Fearlessness coupled with empathy and open-mindedness Bilingual Witty banter on Slack Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 17, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. Circle is seeking a VP of Global Social Media who is a scrappy, self-starter and thrives in a dynamic ever-changing environment. This individual should be intellectually curious and excited about coming to work to build something great and new, motivated by the products and the team! As the VP of Global Social Media, you will work collaboratively across the organization, in particular with: SVP of product, VP product marketing, Brand & Creative Director, VP Global Media Buy, SVP of communications, VP Customer Support, Regional and Local Go-To-Market teams (US, Europe, APAC) as well as external agencies. *We are currently accepting applications for our Boston, New York and London offices. What you'll work on Define & implement Circle’s Global Social Media strategy globally, across all products, all functions (Customer Support, Marketing, Go-To-Market, Product, Marketing, …) Build and manage a team located across different time zones, with accountability to achieve global and local business objectives Manage all of Circle’s social media platforms across with particular focus on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube Expand Circle’s social media following across platforms in line with Circle’s audience and each platform characteristics Manage all of Circle’s social media content creation from planning to execution, including, visual content, blog articles and video content Become an advocate for Circle in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate in collaboration with our Customer Support Team Work collaboratively with Regional and Local Go-To-Market leads to amplify key marketing campaigns and PR activities Work with CX, Product, Product Marketing, Regional and Local Go-To-Market to define and implement strategy across all channels / products / regions Work closely with VP Global Media, SVP Global Communications to balance our organic and paid activity What you'll bring to Circle Passion for fintech, crypto, Circle and the impact it’s having on society 10+ years’ experience managing social media for a digital-first organization and agencies In-depth knowledge of all social media platforms and their respective participants A love for data and the insights it provides, you are at ease with dashboards and financial metrics Proven ability to generate innovative ideas Superb oral and written communication skills Digital consumer experience Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 16, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. At Circle, we’re building for a crypto-enabled future. With our suite of products, you can invest in crypto even if you’ve never invested in crypto, trade on one of the world’s most active exchanges, and send money as easily as a text. We plan to grow these products to further the seamless sharing and movement of all types of value. As the Vice President of Product Management, you will work closely with our SVP, Head of Product to deliver delightful experiences to our suite of users. What you'll work on Develop a deep understanding of our target customer through analyzing user behaviors, speaking to customers regularly, and participating in user research Build relationships with partners and stakeholders across the business and collaborate with Operations, Marketing, Growth, Compliance, Legal, Finance, amongst others on high impact initiatives Lead a team of product managers across a portfolio of financial products and services. Support their product roadmap and prioritization work, facilitating relationships with other functions in the business and removing blockers Become a domain expert and form product hypotheses to test impact through experiments Use insights and feedback to prioritize new features and projects Prepare customer-facing teams to support new workflows and product launches Help product managers grow in their own career paths, mentoring and developing them as they lead their own product roadmaps Lead a team of product managers in monitoring the performance of a portfolio of products and systems and identifying opportunities for improvement Conduct analysis with use cases, competitive industry trends and plan product feature iterations Specify product requirements in the form of functional requirements, user stories Work alongside world-class designers and engineers to implement the requirements What you'll bring to Circle You have 10+ years of experience guiding the development of software alongside engineering teams â€" defining product requirements and long-term roadmap plans Experience coaching team members in leading the development of great consumer products. You're highly analytical and comfortable digging into large datasets if need be You are a big-picture thinker who can easily weave use cases into a coherent product vision and translate into distinct pieces of engineering work You are a compelling storyteller, adept at balancing anecdotes and insights with data in making decisions. You have proven ability as a strong communicator who is used to interfacing with operational teams, designers, and developers You're a self-starter â€" you don't need to work from a script and love to play in whitespace. You're detail-oriented and fast-moving when it comes to putting plans into motion You're technical enough to ask engineers good questions about architecture and product decisions alike Bonus for fintech and crypto experience Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 16, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. At Circle, we’re building for a crypto-enabled future. With our suite of products, you can invest in crypto even if you’ve never invested in crypto, trade on one of the world’s most active exchanges, and send money as easily as a text. We plan to grow these products to further the seamless sharing and movement of all types of value. As a product manager, you will work with the overall product team to deliver delightful experiences to our suite of users. What you'll work on Responsible for entire product life-cycle from strategic planning, to tactical activities and go-to-market planning Maintain and strengthen the feedback loop so teams know what is and isn’t working. Define product requirements through user stories and mockups Talk to and understand the needs of Circle customers Conduct analysis with use cases, competitive industry trends and plan product feature iterations Specify product requirements in the form of functional requirements, user stories Work closely with design and development team to implement the requirements What you'll bring to Circle 5+ years experience in product planning and customer experience A penchant for asking lots of questions all the time about the things that matter most to the business The ability to synthesize complex data sets A curiosity for experimentation (we run a lot of experiments here) Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with strong passion for innovation creating a great user experience Demonstrated self-motivation and self-discipline Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment Excellent communication and presentation skills Fintech and crypto experience is a bonus Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 16, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As VP of Corporate Development, you’ll lead Circle’s growth through M&A practice, including a deep understanding of the crypto ecosystem. You’ll drive the research, company evaluation, sourcing, due diligence, financial modeling, valuation analyst and deal structuring and execution to support Circle’s growth. What you'll work on Accelerate Circle’s growth through leading disciplined corporate development and deal execution Define framework for how Circle evaluates acquisitions, investments, and other resource allocation decisions Collaborate cross functionally to evaluate how corporate development can execute business goals and strategies Partner with leadership to drive the success of Circle’s M&A strategy by combining deep knowledge and understanding of Circle’s business and the cryptocurrency ecosystem to help guide strategy Research industry participants and competitive landscape, conduct in-depth company evaluations to uncover risks and opportunities, and investigate industry trends Evaluate target companies for financial, operational and strategic fit and the impact of the potential transaction on business strategy Lead cross-functional deal teams consisting of members of various business leads, finance, legal, people, engineering etc. to ensure the timely completion of valuations, diligence and integration planning Drive business and economic standards, return on investment, advising leadership, investors and the Board of Directors on deal financial risks and return, making financial recommendations and efficiently executing the transactions Execute all aspects of strategic acquisitions from inception through due diligence, valuation, negotiation, closing, and integration Coordinate internal approval and communication processes for completion of a transaction What you'll bring to Circle 10+ years of finance experience in the technology sector, including 5+ years experience in M&A, investment banking, private equity or strategy consulting Experience running due diligence on acquisitions, drafting and evaluating term sheets, purchase agreements, financial statements and other relevant materials Results oriented, ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives and build organizational capability Excellent communication skills with ability to present to senior management and other internal clients Comfortable working under pressure and able to multitask and manage competing priorities Problem solver with the ability to overcome roadblocks and other obstacles to proactively pursue and close complex deals Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 16, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. The Global Controller is responsible for managing Circle’s accounting, financial reporting and internal controls across all global entities. The Global Controlled will partner with executive and functional leadership to provide both strategic and tactical finance-based decision support. What you'll work on Lead the accounting operations, including the standardization of policies and procedures over financial reporting within each geographic region, entity and product Manage subsidiary-level external accountants on monthly/quarterly consolidation process including cash management, expense accruals, intercompany adjustments and elimination entries Oversee the development, integrity and delivery of financial statements and other financial reports for submission to leadership and Board of Directors Drive the preparation and completion of audited, consolidated, financial results Manage process, accuracy and compliance and provide technical guidance across Circle including the communication of new rules, regulatory GAAP and IFRS accounting policies and SEC and financial reporting Lead the monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes by coordinating all external and internal information requests and disclosures Ensure compliance with US and foreign accounting laws, regulations and procedures at entity and business function levels Provide leadership across all accounting operations including technical accounting, reconciliations, closing processes, financial systems maintenance, and general ledger data integrity Ensure strong routines and controls across the business and champion all SOX initiatives Manage annual audits and quarterly reviews, as key liaison with external audit firm Lead and engage a global team, develop future financial talent through training and mentoring of individuals What you'll bring to Circle CPA with 15+ years of accounting experience in the technology sector, including experience overseeing a global operation Big 4 public accounting experience strongly preferredProven ability to leverage ERP functionalities for effective controls and efficient processes Committed to integrity, accountability, transparency and rigor in driving accounting processes and controls Expert in US and foreign accounting laws, regulations and procedures including GAAP and IFRS accounting principles Ability to clearly articulate accounting concepts, facilitating consensus and adoption of policies, processes and accounting practices Demonstrated experience as an effective leader in an ambiguous and frequently evolving environment Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 16, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As VP of FP&A, you’ll drive the process for developing financial plans and analysis to support strategic growth objectives and operating initiatives. What you'll work on Build and drive an efficient and effective process for developing financial plans and analysis to drive strategic growth objectives and operating initiatives Oversee comprehensive reporting, analyses and projections of metrics and financials Develop dashboards to track business performance, identify trends and act as a strategic partner to functional leaders Provide reporting on the analysis of key business trends, performance versus plan variances Deliver financial updates, performance analyses and entity-wide rolling forecast processes Provide support for financial projects, analysis and financial presentations and due diligence for leadership, the Board of Directors and investors Partner cross-functionally to provide a breadth of insight and financial decision support Lead and engage a global team, develop future financial talent through training and mentoring of individuals Maintain the three year strategic financial plan and business model M&A due diligence support; develop financial models for strategic initiatives Work closely with CFO on daily operations and major business transactions What you'll bring to Circle 15+ years of finance experience in a global technology and financial services company Experience developing process for performance analysis, forecasting and projections Results oriented, ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives and build organizational capability Strong planning, operational and analytical skills Ability to operate in a highly complex organization structure to drive growth, decision making, and priorities Strategic agility, leader who can roll up your sleeves and dig deep into the details Collaborative team player with strong interpersonal skills who can communicate with and relate to people at all levels in the organization Ability to work independently, deal with ambiguity, and meet deadlines in a fast moving environment focused on growth Excellent communication skills with ability to present to senior management and other internal clients Comfortable working under pressure and able to multi-task and manage competing priorities Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 16, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. At Circle, we’re building for a crypto-enabled future. With our suite of products, you can invest in crypto even if you’ve never invested in crypto, trade on one of the world’s most active exchanges, and send money as easily as a text. We plan to grow these products to further the seamless sharing and movement of all types of value. We are looking for an experienced product marketing leader to drive our go-to-market strategy and organic growth for our suite of crypto enabled products. What you'll work on You’ll work closely with our product and marketing teams to develop a strategy for which customers, use cases, and geos Circle should go after for each of its products You’ll define the voice of each product and develop in product content accordingly You’ll hire, manage, and mentor a team of product marketers You’ll guide this team to solve complex problems, driving them to think differently from what already exists in the market You’ll drive competitive market analysis You’ll develop a holistic marketing strategy and work with the marketing and GTM teams to drive its execution You’ll be directly responsible for organic growth targets and develop an organic growth strategy accordingly What you'll bring to Circle You have 10+ years of experience in product marketing and growth at consumer facing tech companies Experience coaching team members in leading the analysis and positioning of great consumer products You're highly analytical and comfortable digging into large datasets if need be You're a big-picture thinker who can easily weave use cases into a coherent go to market strategy You're a compelling storyteller, balancing insights with data to make decisions Strong communicator who has experience interfacing with business, product and marketing teams You have proven experience in scaling companies from thousands to millions of organic customers You understand SEO and how to optimize content to capture keyword searches You're a self-starter â€" you don't need to work from a script and love to play in whitespace You're detail-oriented and fast-moving when it comes to putting plans into motion Bonus for fintech and crypto experience Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Dublin, Ireland
May 11, 2018
Dublin, Ireland Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. The IT Helpdesk Administrator will help maintain and improve our Apple Macintosh environment, office networks, and end-user support for Circle's Dublin office, and remote offices worldwide. We’re looking for an energetic people-person to be able to interface enthusiastically with all levels of users within Circle. WHAT YOU'LL WORK ON Onboard new employees and deploy hardware refreshes to existing employees Install, configure and support hardware and software on OS X devices Troubleshoot issues with OS X, Macintosh hardware, networking, security issues and other needs that arise Manage and audit hardware inventory and software site licenses, as well as security and compliance policies Provide training to employees, both formal and ad hoc, on software usage and good security practices WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO CIRCLE Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 2+ years experience with deployment, configuration projects working with OS X systems and related peripherals 2+ years experience in a customer service environment Experience monitoring and resolving issues in a ticketing system, e.g. Zendesk, Jira or similar Understand management issues for OS X systems, MDM, and using hard drive encryption (FileVault) Good working knowledge of TCP/IP stack and networking protocols such as DNS, DHCP, SMTP, NTP, etc Troubleshooting and configuring A/V systems Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification is a plus JAMF Certified Casper Technician or previous Casper Suite experience is a plus Google Apps administration experience is a plus Configuration management and automation experience using shell scripts or Python is a plus Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville and we're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 09, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As an Engineering Manager within our product engineering team, you'll coach and develop a team that is responsible for building a best-in-class suite of web apps while still being hands on. What you'd do: Lead the agile development process for our Web team Work closely with product management and our internal stakeholders to build a realistic, successful roadmap Write readable code while helping grow and mentor the Web team Decompose business requirements into actionable stories What you'll bring to Circle: Deep experience developing software in modern Javascript frameworks (AngularJS and/or React) Experience with HTML, CSS & ES6 Track record of creating delightful web products Experience mentoring & developing a team of developers History of scaling teams efficiently Excellent communication skills, able to listen to and share ideas, effectively present concepts and work with remote teams Experience with designing, building and deploying secure, scalable services in the cloud Results-oriented focus, encouraging team members to set and track goals for themselves Able to coordinate the development of cross-team features between engineering teams, product managers and our technical operations team Champion best practices and seek improvements to our agile processes An interest in cryptocurrency, social payments and blockchain technology Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 04, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As a Risk Analyst for Poloniex, you'll join a world class operations team focused on helping Circle scale while providing the best possible customer experience. You'll detect fraudulent behaviours, conduct investigations, and educate customers on how to maintain the security of their accounts and transactions. We're looking for highly motivated individuals who seek a fun, collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment. What you'll work on Monitor and act upon fraud signals - you will be fighting crimes like identity theft and defending against account takeovers Work cross-functionally with customer experience and compliance to develop creative solutions to emergent problems Analyse large, variable sets of data Maintain a strong operational focus with the ability to manage time sensitive workflows across competing priorities Verify customer information and conduct due diligence reviews as part of Circle's Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programs Analyse trends, identify insights, and suggesting rules to detect and manage risk fraud, account takeovers, phishing, and malware Interact with customers to ensure full compliance with all applicable laws and policies Suggest improvements to our suite of internal support tools and processes Investigate rings of scammer accounts using stolen credentials What you'll bring to Circle B.A./B.S. degree; quantitative or technical degree a plus An innovative and creative mind looking to suggest new solutions to old problems 1+ years experience in investigations, data analysis, information security and/or computer science in the technology space; payments industry experience a plus Interest in the crypto asset space and the impact that it represents A basic understanding of traditional financial scams, security best practices, and/or fraud strategies Strong organisational, analytical, written, and verbal communication skills Entrepreneurial: you've owned projects from start to finish with minimal guidance Make quick decisions with large sums of money on the line without breaking a sweat Innate ability to spot strange patterns amidst noisy data Experience using SQL is a plus An investigative instinct and the ability to think like a hacker Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle London, England
May 04, 2018
London, England Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As an Executive Assistant / Office Manager you will be responsible for managing the CMO and SVP of Global Communications diaries as well as the daily operation of our 20 person London office. The role encompasses all aspects of administrative support and requires someone who is able to work quickly, multi-task, manage deadlines effectively, work with confidential information professionally and discreetly and be willing to work very reactively. What you'll be working on As the Executive Assistant you will manage CMO (based in London) and SVP of Comms (based in Boston) diaries, liaising with internal and external stakeholders to organise meetings Book travel arrangements As the Office Manager you will monitor supplies of stationery and equipment Keep track of office expenditure Maintain the condition of the office and arrange for necessary repairs Manage office moving / finding new space when required Part-manage process for new starters (including organising inductions, ordering equipment and passes) Book travel arrangements for London team Ad hoc duties What you'll bring to Circle Proven track record in office support and diary management in a start-up company or similar environment Ability to work well under pressure, across time zones and multi-task effectively Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner Good sense of initiative and creative approach towards problem solving Reactive work style, with ability to manage multiple requests simultaneously Strong attention to detail and ability to make sure all tasks are seen through to completion Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Bachelor's degree or equivalent Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville and we're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Dublin, Ireland
May 03, 2018
Dublin, Ireland Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As a Risk Analyst for Poloniex, you’ll join a world class operations team focused on helping Circle scale while providing the best possible customer experience. You’ll detect fraudulent behaviours, conduct investigations, and educate customers on how to maintain the security of their accounts and transactions. We're looking for highly motivated individuals who seek a fun, collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment. What you’ll work on Monitor and act upon fraud signals - you will be fighting crimes like identity theft and defending against account takeovers Work cross-functionally with customer experience and compliance to develop creative solutions to emergent problems Analyse large, variable sets of data Maintain a strong operational focus with the ability to manage time sensitive workflows across competing priorities Verify customer information and conduct due diligence reviews as part of Circle's Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programs Analyse trends, identify insights, and suggesting rules to detect and manage risk fraud, account takeovers, phishing, and malware Interact with customers to ensure full compliance with all applicable laws and policies Suggest improvements to our suite of internal support tools and processes Investigate rings of scammer accounts using stolen credentials What you’ll bring to Circle B.A./B.S. degree; quantitative or technical degree a plus An innovative and creative mind looking to suggest new solutions to old problems 1+ years experience in investigations, data analysis, information security and/or computer science in the technology space; payments industry experience a plus Interest in the crypto asset space and the impact that it represents A basic understanding of traditional financial scams, security best practices, and/or fraud strategies Strong organisational, analytical, written, and verbal communication skills Entrepreneurial: you’ve owned projects from start to finish with minimal guidance Make quick decisions with large sums of money on the line without breaking a sweat Innate ability to spot strange patterns amidst noisy data Experience using SQL is a plus An investigative instinct and the ability to think like a hacker Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville and we're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
May 01, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. We are passionate about building experiences that our customers love. Circle's engineering team enables us to do that at scale, supporting customers all over the world and processing millions of transactions across multiple currencies in a reliable, secure and fast way. As a Software Engineer on the Payments team, you will build and own highly scalable front-end and back-end services that are core to Circle's consumer finance technology. What you'll work on Collaborate with product engineering and multiple other functions in Circle to design, develop, test and ship phenomenal features for our customers Write and maintain a multitude of services to deliver great payment experiences, including data sources (SQL or NoSQL), messaging systems, APIs and integration components Collaborate with different external partners to connect their capabilities into Circle's platform, ensuring the integration is built in a secure, reliable and scalable way You will take pride in writing high-quality and elegant solutions that can process millions of transactions in elastic environments, supporting Circle's customers all over the world What you'll bring to Circle 3+ years of professional development experience in Java, REST, Postgres, Scalability, Integration, & Asynchronous Programming Deployed production-quality, scalable software as a service Excellent communication skills, able to collaborate with remote teams, share ideas and present concepts effectively Proven experience with relational databases / transactional SQL Desire to constantly learn new technologies and implement elegant, well tested solutions Self-starter, you enjoy moving at a fast pace, shipping quality software and constantly improving your work with little supervision You love to teach and learn from your colleagues Previous experience with NoSQL databases and message queues Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
Apr 27, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As a Risk Engineer at Circle, you're part of the team creating the rules engine framework and productizing machine learning models to build a world-class real-time automated risk evaluation system. We work across Data Science, Product, Platform and Compliance to manage risk exposure while delivering the best possible experience to our customers. What you'll work on A small productive team in an agile environment, gaining real-world experience building and deploying secure, production-scale services for consumer facing products New, efficient ways to write pre-optimization algorithms for loading data science models that predict future decisions Develop a rules engine framework that allows Risk Analysts and compliance to monitor and control transactions en masse in real time Integrate with third party vendors in a resilient fail-safe environment to enhance or supplement decision making Calculate or pre-calculate various derived features in a scalable near-real time fashion Design, develop, peer review and test a wide range of components including REST APIs, statistical modeling methods, machine learning algorithms, message queues and asynchronous processes, SQL and NoSQL data models Work closely with our Data Science, Product and Platform teams to manage risk exposure and perform fraud analysis and prevention while delivering the best possible customer experience Work closely with DevOps to deploy platform features to production What you'll bring to Circle 4+ years professional Java experience, including strong relational/transactional SQL experience Deployed production quality Software as a Service Algorithm development and optimization guru Clear communication skills Broad and diverse background (the broader the better) Financial/Risk domain specific knowledge definitely not required Nice to have Linux Shell scripting experience Machine learning algorithms experience Familiarity with Javascript, specifically with node and angular Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
Apr 27, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. The VP, Customer Experience will manage and optimize all customer experience operations across all of our product lines globally. The world of crypto - one of the most dynamic and fastest growing industries in the world - can be daunting for consumers and institutions alike. We are obsessed with the desire to have every interaction remind customers why they choose to place their trust in us despite other opportunities being available to them. Your mission is therefore to deliver a world class experience for every interaction our customers have with us and to do so in the most efficient and lean way possible. What you'll work on Manage and lead the CX teams across our US, European, and Asian locations. Growing this team from its current size, as the business demands and evolving its structure to maximize efficiency will be a key part of this role Solve problems through data analytics and continuous process improvement. This includes collecting and reporting on regional and product-specific performance data, with a particular emphasis on trend identification and actionable insights Design an appropriate organizational structure to efficiently address the various tiers of support that match our customers' needs while setting and focusing on the CX team's goals and managing to a lean budget Build, operate, scale, innovate and develop best practices across geos Ensure the rest of the company knows how CX is performing on a monthly basis and be a once- or twice-quarterly presenter at All-Hands meetings as well as what challenges it is tackling Design a fulfilling career experience for CX agents to grow professionally within CX and the company overall Manage stakeholder relationships across the broader business to ensure a unified focus on customer delight What you'll bring to Circle: Minimum 10 years of operational experience. Must include managing large teams (25+) in a large company (300+) operating in multiple geographies Bachelor's degree required. Graduate degree is ideal. but not required. Skilled leadership: You'll be building out not only a global team of agents, but also recruiting in and growing leaders from within You'll bring positive energy, the desire to guide career growth, excellent communication skills, and a coaching mentality so the teams perform at the highest levels while enjoying a passionate and happy culture Experience and passion for optimization. You genuinely get a thrill out of creating, and seeing the positive results from, process improvements Data-driven and analytical mindset. You can look at any spreadsheet and know the right questions to ask to get to actionable outcomes and you know how to explain data in a digestible way Customer advocacy. Your prior record of passionate evangelism for customer delight speaks for itself Demonstrated passion for how cryptocurrency will reinvent the finance industry. Whether you've personally invested in crypto, worked in crypto before, or have studied it deeply enough to draw parallels between the prior industries you've worked in and crypto, your passion for this space is genuine and palpable Track record in an equally fast-moving industry and tech-first company that aims to disrupt an entire industry. You're comfortable dealing with the shifting sands of a new industry and possess the resilience to change tack or chart a new course as the business demands Open and curious. You enjoy testing different support strategies and tracking the results. You love learning how things work and you're always looking for ways to innovate, including within the CX discipline specifically as well as in the world of crypto more generally. Excellent people management skills. You have demonstrated in past positions that you effectively manage teams, set goals, develop people to their highest levels of performance, and guide your teams through challenging situations and conditions Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
Apr 27, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. Circle is thrilled to announce this critical new opening on our fast-growing team. In this role, you will vet the quality of token projects with a specific focus on their implementation and evaluate the long term viability of the project including its choice of platform, stability, speed, cost, ability to scale to exchange-level transaction volume, documentation, level of development activity, quality of testing and openness to audits. You will also help devise qualitative and quantitative metrics for token assessment, including scalable methods for judging code quality (e.g. automated git reputation scoring or similarly themed methods) to judge a project's future stability and promise. Given the evolving nature of the crypto ecosystem, the ideal candidate will also assist in the ongoing design and optimization of this role and how we, as a company, select tokens for our platforms What you'll work on Vet the quality of token projects, with a specific focus on their implementation Evaluate the long term viability of the project, including its choice of platform, stability, speed, cost, ability to scale to exchange-level transaction volume, documentation, level of development activity, quality of testing and openness to audits Assess the robustness of the team's attention to detecting and preventing fraudulent activity Gauge the quality of each project's engineering team in terms of its background as well as accessibility and willingness to address issues and need for ongoing support Help devise qualitative and quantitative metrics for token assessment, including scalable methods for judging code quality, e.g. automated git reputation scoring or similarly themed methods to judge a project's future stability and promise Present our internal engineering team with a thorough assessment of the quality of the project, its tech, the strength and scalability of its wallet architecture, vulnerability to fraud, and so on. Contribute to non-digital asset business development work on an as-needed basis; for more conventional business development projects that require technical vetting, help evaluate quality of partner APIs, guide partners on the use of our API, evaluate technical robustness of partners' platforms, and the like What you'll bring to Circle Experience coding or in business environments in which you have developed a keen and trusted ability to judge the quality of a project's code A strong reputation in the crypto developer ecosystem such that innovators will want to impress you with the idea behind, and quality of, their projects. The ideal candidate will possess such a reputation because of having been a creator of or contributor to existing or past projects. A track record of speaking to a variety of audiences - both evangelizing in public and engaging internal technical teams An innate desire to research and learn and an ongoing voracious curiosity to read token project white papers. The ability to analyze and synthesize data to develop hypotheses about the viability of a given project and to help make decisions about Circle's future relationship with that project A history of maintaining a clear list of, and adhering to, priorities. This is essential given the volume of noise from inbound global interest of projects that wish to be listed on Circle platforms An inherent desire to work and collaborate with others, both internally and externally Can toggle between working with outside developers as well as institutional investors, as needed as this role evolves. Requirements Undergraduate degree required, graduate degree preferred but not necessary 5+ years of experience, at least 2 of which has been spent mediating between outside parties and internal constituents to get things done Strong interpersonal skills Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task with excellent organization skills Comfort with a fast-paced environment and changing requirements Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty and ambiguity Analogous experience that involved the kind of research this role will require with respect to reading and digesting project whitepapers Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Boston, MA
Apr 27, 2018
Boston, USA Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces. As part of the product engineering team, you'll create and iterate upon product features that will shape the future of Circle's product. You will join a team of engineers and designers that share ideas and code that help us build apps that your friends and family love to use. *This position has the option to be in Boston or New York What you'll work on Take the lead in developing product features from initial specs and API development, to the public release and announcement Design and implement the APIs that Circle's iOS, Android and Web clients run on Collaborate with a fun, passionate team to help craft solutions to problems using the latest technologies Learn more about Circle's business domains while instructing others about development and design What you'll bring to Circle 10+ years of professional experience building/running an application in production using modern web technologies (Ruby on Rails, Flask or Node.js) Experience working with SQL and NodeJS is desired Desire to build and maintain the backbone of our system which powers our iOS, Android and Web clients Real passion for writing beautiful, functional and well tested code Interest in cryptocurrency, blockchain technology or social payments Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.