About the dYdX Foundation

The dYdX Foundation is an independent foundation, headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, created to participate in propelling dYdX, the most powerful decentralized derivatives protocol, into the future.

At the dYdX Foundation, you will have an opportunity to foster community-driven growth over decentralized technology that will redefine global financial markets. By joining us at this early stage you will make fundamental decisions that could shape the course of the dYdX protocol.

About The Role

The dYdX Foundation is looking for an Operations Associate to support our Business/ Finance Operations efforts. The focus of this role will be to develop/ automate operational procedures, and use a data driven approach to optimize processes that support our strategic initiatives. This role is fully remote and you can be located anywhere but you should be (+/- 4 hours) from Switzerland (CET time zone).

What You'll be Doing

  • Develop, improve, and automate operational procedures to support strategic initiatives across the dYdX Foundation.
  • Using a data-driven approach to make informed decisions, optimize processes for the Finance and International GTM teams.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of scalable processes to support our growth.
  • Assist with ad hoc Finance, Business Operations, and International GTM requests.
  • Support accounting, payroll, expenses, and payment/billing infrastructure as well as corresponding vendor/partner relationships across fiat and crypto
  • Analyze data, KPIs, trends, and operational metrics to generate actionable recommendations.
  • When required, effectively disseminate critical information throughout the organization.
  • Identify potential inefficiencies, redundancies, or scaling issues between business functions and devise and implement process improvements to address them.

What We’re Looking for

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience working in consulting, corporate finance, banking, high growth start-ups or operations at a crypto startup
  • Knowledgeable of process workflows, process design and implementation, management, lean principles, or six sigma 
  • Highly skilled in excel, and automating processes 
  • MBA type qualification or advanced degree is preferred 
  • Project management, time management, and the ability to multitask 
  • Comfortable working remotely and independently with a global team
  • Proficient in English
  • Entrepreneur at heart
  • Knowledge of dYdX products, DAOs, and the cryptocurrency ecosystem
  • Crypto native or passionate about web3 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skill
  • Bonus points if you have experience with Dune Analytics, Etherscan, Google Analytics, and Metabase

Why you should apply:

  • We'll provide you with a MacBook to help you do your best work
  • Annual PTO + local holidays
  • Yearly company retreat
  • Home Office set-up reimbursement 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Sports & Wellness reimbursement

If our job description speaks to you, but you don’t feel like you meet 100% of the requirements, apply anyway! While we believe we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our assumptions about who should fill this position.

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