Chicago, IL, USA Remote
All roles with Chainlink Labs are globally remote based. We encourage you to apply regardless of your location.
On our legal team, you will have a hands-on opportunity to shape the future of Chainlink, one of the most exciting projects in the blockchain space. We are looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and experienced attorney to serve as Legal Counsel to take on the challenge of a fast-growing and evolving industry. You will be working closely with our General Counsel and business teams, and will be helping to build a world-class legal department. As a key contributor, you will work on some of the most exciting legal and business issues in blockchain today.
- Be on the front lines of developing strategies for evaluating complex risk in business-centric ways
- Build scalable processes that allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly
- Support our compliance with applicable U.S. and international laws and regulations, in close collaboration with colleagues in finance and operations
- Continuously research and master the latest legal frameworks from regulatory bodies across the globe
- Advise a wide range of business teams on a variety of complex legal topics
- Prior experience with, detailed knowledge of, and a passion for blockchain technology is a must
- 2+ years of legal experience with at least 1 year of experience in the blockchain group at a major law firm or in-house in the blockchain space
- Ability to present complex compliance and regulatory issues in a clear and concise manner and provide succinct, practical and results-oriented legal advice
- Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and act decisively
- Ability to take ownership of projects and concisely turn legal analysis into action
- Familiarity with legal regimes impacting the decentralized finance industry and experience with open-source software licensing a plus
Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, through an entirely new system of technologically enforced contract guarantees. Chainlink enables next-generation smart contracts that can be written about any/all events in the real world, the details of our approach can be found in our whitepaper. We are well recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises such as Google, Oracle, SWIFT, and many more.
This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world. Though we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.
Chainlink Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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