Status is the gateway to the decentralized web. We’re building the tools and infrastructure for the advancement of a secure, private, and open web3. With the high level goals of preserving the right to privacy, mitigating the risk of censorship, and promoting economic trade in a transparent, open manner, Status is building a community where anyone is welcome to join and contribute.
As an organization, Status seeks to push the web3 ecosystem forward through research, creation of developer tools, and support of the open source community. Our core application, recently launched at v1 on Mobile and in beta on Desktop, is an open source, Ethereum-based app that gives users the power to chat, make payments and browse the decentralized web.
Who are we?
We're a remote team made up of ~60 core contributors and a growing number of community members scattered around the globe. We care deeply about open source software, and our organizational structure has minimal hierarchy and no fixed work hours. We believe in working with a high degree of autonomy while supporting the organization's priorities.
We’re looking for a tech-savvy Legal Counsel to partner Status into its growth phase. Status has always put compliance first, and you’ll be a trusted advisor to our founders and team members, helping us navigate the diverse global legal implications of our research and development of blockchain technology.
You will provide practical and well-informed advice in response to complex and rapidly changing conditions, working autonomously to drive business projects as our standalone legal lead.
You ideally will have:
[Don’t worry if you don’t meet all of these criteria, we’d still love to hear from you anyway if you think you’d be a great fit for this role!]
Bonus points if:
The anticipated salary range for this role is $70,000 - $100,000 USD (paid in local currency, or crypto, and dependent on experience & location), plus a grant of Status Network Tokens vesting over a three-year period. More info on SNT here here: https://status.im/snt-utility/.
The hiring process for this role will be:
The steps may change along the way if we see it makes sense to adapt the interview stages, so please consider the above as a guideline. We’re looking for the new Legal Counsel (you?) to join the team as soon as possible, and we’re hoping to close the hiring process ideally by the end of July 2020.
Questions about this role?
Feel free to reach Ceri from our People Ops team on the Status app at ceri.stateofus.eth or Discord at @ceri#9009.