Open to remote candidates in the USA and Canada

Interested in working on cutting-edge blockchain technology and creating equitable access to the global financial system? Since 2014, the mission-driven team at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has helped fuel the tremendous growth of the Stellar blockchain network, an open-source platform that operates at high-scale today. Developers and companies around the world build on it, and the SDF team is expanding to support the rapidly growing and changing Stellar ecosystem.

The Stellar blockchain is adding smart contracts capabilities. In addition to building partnerships with crypto exchanges and custodians, you will be the BD representative in a cross functional team that is focused on creating and growing a new Stellar Decentralized Finance (DeFI) Ecosystem.

In this role, you will:

  • Source, qualify, and close partnerships with crypto-native and non-crypto organizations that add value to the Stellar  ecosystem.
  • Work closely with engineering and product to find technical fit for business opportunities.
  • Serve as an internal leader to drive initiatives and advocate for these partners.
  • Work with the grants, community and marketing teams to support the launch and execution of new programs and initiatives for engaging with our global partners.
  • Propose new ways in which the Foundation can provide systemic support and opportunities for this ecosystem and their clients.
  • Represent the Foundation at conferences and events throughout the world.

You have: 

  • You have 7-10 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years working in the blockchain or crypto space.
  • You are a self-starter and have a natural curiosity towards exponential technologies
  • You have a strong interest in cryptocurrency, blockchain, financial inclusion, and the Stellar network.
  • You have significant experience working with internal and external stakeholders to execute projects and/or business negotiations
  • You see projects through to completion and always communicate outcomes to stakeholders.
  • You thrive in a collaborative team environment with multiple stakeholders while having a high degree of accountability and autonomy.
  • Existing relationships within the crypto ecosystem, particularly with a focus in decentralized finance.

Bonus Points if:

  • You are fluent in Spanish or Portuguese

USA Benefits/Perks:

  • Competitive health, dental & vision coverage
  • Flexible time off + 15 company holidays including a company-wide holiday break
  • Paid parental leave
  • Life & ADD
  • Short & Long term disability
  • FSA & Dependent Care Accounts
  • 401K (4% match)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly gym allowance
  • Daily lunch and snacks in-office
  • L&D budget of $1,500/year
  • Company retreats
About Stellar
Stellar is a decentralized, fast, scalable, and uniquely sustainable network for financial products and services. It is both a cross-currency transaction system and a platform for digital asset issuance, designed to connect the world’s financial infrastructure. Dozens of financial institutions worldwide issue assets and settle payments on the Stellar network, which has grown to over 4 million accounts.
About the Stellar Development Foundation
The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world’s financial infrastructure. Founded in 2014, the Foundation helps maintain Stellar’s codebase, supports the technical and business communities building on the network, and serves as a voice to regulators and institutions. The Foundation seeks to create equitable access to the global financial system, using the Stellar network to unlock the world’s economic potential through blockchain technology.
We look forward to hearing from you!