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Company Overview

With the recent launch of the dYdX Chain - a fully decentralized and open-sourced version of the dYdX protocol - it is crucial for the dYdX community to actively promote the growth and expansion of the dYdX Ecosystem. The dYdX Operations subDAO is the second dYdX subDAO, established through an on-chain proposal passed on December 18, 2022. In 2023, the subDAO was granted a further $6.6m in funding by the dYdX community to provide crucial infrastructure for the dYdX Chain.

At dYdX Operations Services Ltd. (“DOS”), we are looking to expand our dynamic team with a full-time, remote Legal Counsel. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of key projects and initiatives.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide a broad range of risk-weighted legal advice, including corporate, commercial, regulatory, employment, product, intellectual property, privacy and dispute resolution.
  • Assist with ongoing regulatory and compliance strategy and obligations.
  • Draft and review legal memorandums, agreements, policies and procedures.
  • Develop internal legal processes and cross-functional collaboration.
  • Conduct legal research and stay up to date with the digital assets regulatory landscape and advise DOS with respect to such updates, especially regulatory developments relevant to DOS’s operations.
  • Lead internal knowledge sharing in relevant legal and regulatory areas, including digital assets, anti-money laundering, and commercial and corporate matters.

Preferred qualifications

  • 5+ years of legal practice experience, either at a law firm, in-house or regulatory agency.
  • Relevant legal experience in corporate and commercial law, financial markets regulations and fintech.
  • Be well-versed in cross-jurisdictional regulatory considerations (especially financial and digital assets regulations).
  • A strong interest and ability to apply established legal principles to digital assets.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently.

What you will get

  • The chance to work with a talented, fun and innovative team providing a product that leaves a positive impact in the DeFi space
  • Bi-annual retreats with the DOS team
  • Token allocation

At dYdX Operations subDAO, we recognize that talent and potential come in many forms and are not solely based on meeting every listed qualification. If you are passionate about technology and the blockchain space, particularly with an interest in Cosmos SDK blockchains and/or dYdX products, and have the attitude and drive to learn and grow, we strongly encourage you to apply. We value diverse experiences and perspectives and believe that a willingness to learn and a positive attitude can be just as important as existing skills. Don’t let the absence of specific experiences deter you – if you share our vision and enthusiasm, we want to hear from you!

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