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Paradigm

Paradigm

Singapore
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

At Paradigm, we are changing the future of finance! By joining us at this early stage, you’ll be building cutting-edge, distributed financial service infrastructure that will reshape financial services across CeFi and DeFi markets.

About Paradigm

  • Paradigm is a zero-fee, institutional liquidity network for derivatives traders across CeFi and DeFi.
  • We provide unified access to multi-asset, multi-protocol liquidity on demand without compromising on execution preferences, costs, and immediacy.
  • We’ve built the largest network of institutional counterparties in crypto, with over 1000 institutional clients trading over $10 B per month.
  • We are a diverse, global team led by our organizational principles and united by our mission to bring on-demand liquidity for traders, anytime and anywhere, without compromises. We also strive to ship faster than anyone else in the industry!
  • We are backed by the best traders and investors in the space, including Jump Capital, Genesis Trading, Dragonfly Capital, QCP Capital, Optiver US, IMC, GSR Markets, Akuna Capital, Fidelity Digital Assets CMT Digital, Goldentree Asset Management, Amber Group, OK Group, Bybit Fintech, and CoinShares.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Blockchain Product Manager to join our Product & Research team and play a pivotal role in the research, design, and development of new products and features for Paradex - a derivatives DEX powered by Starknet ZK-Rollup technology. You will research the most cutting edge blockchain tech, define potential use cases, and lead the development and implementation of such use cases as part of a coherent product roadmap. This is an exciting opportunity to dive into the heart of one of the most promising DeFi projects and work on challenging problems at the intersection between finance, blockchain and engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborating with the engineering team and with the Starknet team to drive Paradex blockchain initiatives. Some examples of projects are :

  • Work with the blockchain engineers to develop creative solutions and design gas-efficient smart contract code to support the increasing system complexity (expanding the list of markets, options, portfolio margining, multi-collateral)
  • Design a robust Escape Hatch solution for Paradex develop a robust escape hatch mechanism that ensures the safety of users' funds in emergency scenarios
  • Driving gas cost optimization initiatives and monitoring/modeling gas costs
  • Design a mechanism for L2 data encryption to ensure traders’ data privacy
  • Using proofs to verify complex off-chain calculations - For example instruments pricing and order matching
  • Lead blockchain engineering discussions and make technology decisions related to product strategy and features.
  • Will write blog posts and whitepapers to develop awareness of our cutting edge products, tech stack and market

Requirements:

  • MSc Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent field.
  • Experience working with complex software systems and with algorithms
  • Articulating the overall vision and breaking it down into clear products and features
  • Introducing complex ideas in an approachable manner
  • Demonstrating leadership capabilities and high communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Understanding of financial derivatives, trading and risk management

Our Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive pay and transparent pay bands
  • Flexible work environment
    • Unlimited vacation with a minimum required PTO of 10 days annually.
    • Celebrate your national holidays, in addition to floating holidays, to honor what matters to you, not HQ.
  • Full benefits (benefits vary by country)
    • We offer the highest benefits package offered by our Employment of Record partners; insurance carriers and plans vary by country
  • Generous technology and learning allowances
    • $3500 first-year budget to spend on your computer, peripherals, office essentials...whatever makes you most efficient and comfortable. You'll then receive a $2000 refresh every 2 years.
    • $1000 budget to spend on learning and development materials, courses or conferences.

Paradigm is an equal opportunity employer.