Our Organization

Flashbots started in 2020 as a research and development organization formed to mitigate the negative externalities and existential risks posed by Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) to smart-contract blockchains, starting with Ethereum.

We build decentralized products to maximally decentralize public blockchains and empower users.


 

As our legal expert, you’ll work on varied and highly dynamic objectives within Flashbots ranging from handling legal operations, managing outside counsel and crafting corporate documentation from scratch, researching regulations, and managing internal compliance procedures.

You will have high a level of responsibility and autonomy.

Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day legal operations within the company (contractual agreements, structuring, HR, compliance etc.)
  • Manage the full cycle of corporate documentation, from planning and drafting to implementation
  • Contribute to building a streamlined legal operation process that can grow with the startup. Work closely to improve the efficiency of legal operations.
  • Assist in managing external/outside counsel as required, e.g. employment law, counsel in relation to other jurisdictions, etc.
  • Select, engage and manage outside counsels across relevant jurisdictions with cost-effectiveness
  • Research laws and regulations in the US as well as relevant foreign jurisdictions to aid strategic decisions on business opportunities
  • Drive legal support for product development and service operations
  • Assist in navigating the global regulatory landscape for the organization
  • Research laws and regulations in the US and relevant foreign jurisdictions to aid strategic decisions on business opportunities

Qualifications

Education: Law degree, educational background in computer science/infosec is a bonus

Work experience:

  • 2+ years of work experience in major law firm, ideally servicing technology companies or financial institutions
  • In-house counsel specializing in financial services, fintech and/or ideally crypto is a plus

Skills:

  • Ability to think critically through complex concepts and tackle them in an organized and efficient manner while communicating with other members
  • Ability to engage constructively with internal and external stakeholders, including regulators
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Enjoys working independently and proactively in a remote-only work environment
  • Excels in delivering results under time constraints and consistently iterates
  • Proactive and collaborative attitude and ability to work cross-functionally within the organization
  • Familiarity with blockchain, Ethereum and DeFi

Join us to help solve hard problems that have asymmetric impact and strike at the core of crypto.

Benefits

🌍Fully remote

💸Competitive salary with significantly above market rate equity package

🧠 Work alongside the brightest minds in the crypto space

📚Yearly budget for your learning and development goals

✈️ +5 paid trips per year to team on-sites  (Amsterdam, Morocco etc)

🍏Attractive health cover package for US employee

Option to get paid in crypto

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