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Chief Operating Officer

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San Jose, CA
$200,000 - $300,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 14, 2018
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Job Description
We’re an exciting start-up developing a cryptocurrency network based on an open-source third generation blockchain we’re creating which is focused on setting a new standard in security and protection for buyers while solving a widespread problem in game development funding.

We’re looking for a rare Chief Operating Officer that understands the demanding nature of a global platform which demands a myriad of product updates happening rapidly focusing on speed and quality to ensure the product pushes result in increased positive user experiences for developer partners and platform community members. Utilizing your platform design, development and growth experience, you’ll be responsible for the day to day operation of the company with an executive team of experts reporting to them. Reporting directly to the CEO, you’ll be developing the strategic and operational frameworks necessary to grow and support the business goals while challenged with exciting growth and opportunities to be an industry leader.

Duties and Responsibilities
? You’ll provide the daily leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, training, support, reporting procedures and people systems in place to grow and ensure operational efficiency.
? You’ll be responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes and people internal and external.
? You’ll provide timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company to the CEO and the Board.
? You’ll spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
? You’ll foster a success-oriented, accountable environment across all teams.
? You’ll represent the company with clients, investors and business partners.
? You’ll need to stay on top of the blockchain market, competitors and industry trends.
? You will be leading and managing your team to look after our people operations, on boarding of employees, employee relations, benefits, payroll and global mobility.
? You’ll oversee transformation and change management initiatives.
? Evolve and influence the overall people operations strategy and influence global people operations model and strategies.
? Oversee your team’s leadership on the company’s global project work to enhance our employees’ experience and processing through their employment, including process and procedure improvements, automation, data and analysis.

? You’ll need at least a Master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, management, economics with an MBA preferred.
? Dedicated experience on a global platform with high volume of product pushes such as Facebook, Google and Apple.
? P&L responsibility for an organization or unit focused on emerging technologies.
? Be very flexible, hands-on and able to multitask while delegating in a fast-moving environment.
? Experience with direct responsibility for people operations in a global company.
? Experience in a similar senior executive leadership role.
? A strategic leader with excellent interpersonal skills.
? Proficiency in long-term planning and budgeting.
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
? Exceptional leadership skills in a fast-paced start-up environment.
? Experience providing leadership and oversight for overall day-to-day operations.
? Development of annual operating plan.
? A solid understanding of IT and technology and the benefits it can provide.
? Committed to the highest levels of integrity, ethics and professionalism.

Key Measurements of the COO’s Success
? Users # / MAU (and passed KYC/AML)
? # Third-party developer partners signed on
? # Applications
? Hiring speed
? Product delivery speed/quality
? Product/service response speed
      ? Ease of use for user-experience.
? Security
? # market jurisdictions entered
? Financial profitability (both in USD and cryptocurrency)
? Long-term commodity value
? Customer service speed and rating
? Liquidity of the exchange
? Ratio of positive/negative media coverage

Key Traits We’re Looking For
Computer science
Platform (fast HQ product push)
Product (user experience, user growth)
People operations
Platform (dev relationships)
Project management
Business/operations management

? Competitive Salary
? Awesome bonus
? 20 days annual leave
? 8 days personal leave
? 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
? Life insurance
? 401(k) and FSA
? Free shuttles between Caltrain Menlo Park and office
? Gym on site, accessible 24/7