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Developer Relations and Ecosystem Manager, Americas

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Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 44+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.7+ trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.

What you’ll be part of:

With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy.  We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Circle is looking for an exceptional individual who serves the needs of developers, entrepreneurs, creators, and builders in the Developer and Ecosystem Marketing team. We are seeking a Developer Relations Lead for the Americas region to implement Circle’s developer advocacy strategies and engage and inspire developers in pushing the boundaries of building with Circle’s applications.

What you'll work on:

  • Implementing long and short-term strategic developer growth and engagement strategies in the Americas region that directly contributes to Circle’s GTM objectives.
  • Onboarding specifically crypto-curious Web2 developers into our developer ecosystem.
  • Executing industry events, meetups, and hackathons that center around educational initiatives.
  • Creating content and speaking at developer events and meetups to build Circle’s reputation as the most ‘trusted and transparent’ partner in crypto and blockchain.
  • Creating code samples to help developers test Circle features into their applications.
  • Collaborating with ecosystem partners in the Americas region to amplify the transparency and trust of Circle to developers.

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 experience as a software engineer or solutions engineer.
  • 3+ years as a DevRel advocate or community contributor, ideally in the API ecosystem.
  • Expert in one of the domains of API design, payments processing, or blockchains.
  • Deep understanding/experience with:
    • API design and REST principles.
    • Cloud services (AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc).
    • Container orchestration systems like Kubernetes or EKS, ECS.
    • SQL databases and designing schemas; Deployment of production-quality, scalable software.
  • Deep focus on coding standards and code quality to help address and triage bugs and issues.
  • Obsessed with delivering the best developer user experience.
  • Ownership mentality; you are the sole owner of your vision and initiatives and will do what is required to ensure success.
  • Highly organized, with an ability to juggle multiple projects at any given time without sacrificing quality/nuance.
  • High level of empathy and interpersonal skills that spans multi-generations.
  • Fluency with at least one programming language.
  • 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.

The compensation range for this role added below is specific to the location of this job posting. Actual 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: $150,000 - $200,000

Annual Bonus Target: 15%

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.

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Circle is a remote-first company. We understand and value the work that can be done remotely. Through virtual-coffees, happy hours, trivia contests, and online meetups, we stay connected, learn from each other, and build lasting relationships with our colleagues. Post pandemic, we expect to meet one another in person for professional and social events; however, Circle will remain a remote-first company. As a global organization, we aim to find the best talent no matter where you are located, which is why we target a variety of cities across many time zones and continents. If you feel this job is right for you, select the city closest to you from the list below to apply.
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