circle Los Angeles - remote first in US Full-time 2024-05-29

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 work on:

  • Provide guidance on the implementation and usage of IAM capabilities for both consumer and workforce systems
  • Collaborate with other technical team members to provide guidance on IAM related matters and provide feedback to solution design and system support
  • Lead and provide support for the implementation and administration of IAM platforms
  • Respond to break/fix requests, monitor environment, support the change management process for development, QA, and production environments
  • Respond to Level 2 tickets including bugs, outages, and new feature request
  • Ensure Circle’s solutions adhere to regulatory, compliance, and internal requirements
  • Develop and maintain IAM policies, standards, and procedures
  • Provide reports and assist in responding to requests from compliance
  • Ensure IAM security is aligned with the overall security strategy to reduce risk to Circle

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:

  • 7+ years of implementing identity and access systems in various coding languages.
  • Enthusiasm for scalable, reproducible security management. 
  • Self-motivated and creative problem-solver able to work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively across teams during high-stress situations.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and use good judgment to establish order of priorities on the fly.
  • Understanding of IAM protocols and concepts such as SAML, OIDC, OAuth, and PAM.
  • Experience with IAM technologies from Okta, Ping, Sailpoint, Savant or Microsoft.
  • Familiarity with standards such as ISO 27001/27002 or the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is desirable.
  • Experience working in financial services or financial technology desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity or related field; equivalent experience also accepted.
  • Experience working in an AWS environment required.
  • Software development skills in languages such as Python, Golang, or similar.

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: $147,500 – $195,000

Annual Bonus Target: 12.5%

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.

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