circle San Francisco - remote first in US Full-time 2024-06-26

Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we’re expanding into some of the world’s strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be responsible for: 

Circle is looking for a Product Compliance Analyst who will work with cross functional teams to support Circle’s product expansion strategy and change management standards. In this role, you will operate within the Product Compliance team, reporting to the Senior Manager, Product Compliance. 

What you’ll work on: 

  • Reviewing proposed Circle product changes and expansions including, but not limited to international expansion, blockchain expansion, and partner integrations.
  • Standardizing product and blockchain risk assessment methodology and documentation to align with Circle’s enterprise risk assessment methodology.
  • Documenting product and blockchain risk.
  • Researching international regulations as it relates to Circle’s expansions priorities, traditional finance, and digital assets.
  • Contributing to Circle’s business and compliance strategy and decision-making criteria as it relates to Product and Compliance.
  • Attending Compliance and Product meetings, attending conferences, meeting with partners and industry professionals that are working on building compliance-related products.
  • Researching, analyzing, and reporting on various blockchain tech stacks in relation to regulatory developments and industry innovations.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder – you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful – you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.  
  • Driven by Excellence – you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity – you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards.  You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you’ll bring to Circle: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience working in Fintech, risk, compliance, or blockchain related roles.
  • Working knowledge of virtual assets, blockchain/distributed ledger technology, and other emerging web3 technologies.
  • Working knowledge of US/global financial regulatory compliance requirements, especially as they relate to virtual assets/blockchain.
  • Strong communication acumen, including technical writing.
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $81,000 – $109,000

Annual Bonus Target: 10%

Also Included: Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

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. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.