Berlin, New York, Remote
$85,000 to $220,000 per year
Parity Technologies Deutschland GmbH The Company Parity is a core blockchain infrastructure company. We are building the future of blockchain technology, with an open-source architecture that will enable people to create better institutions through technology. Parity was founded by some of the most influential entrepreneurs and visionaries in the Blockchain and Crypto space. The company has scaled rapidly in the last 6 years to become one of the world’s most accomplished blockchain companies. It has over 300 team members and global operations with offices in London, Berlin and Lisbon. This is an incredible time to join the business as you will be joining a expanding Finance function based in Berlin and helping to build out finance processes and supporting company wide initiatives. There are fantastic growth opportunities on offer, as the business scales you will develop alongside the team to provide information for business decisions and improve operations. The workplace environment is dynamic with entrepreneurial flair always encouraged. The company has taken a modern approach to work-life balance, with flexibility to work from our central Berlin office and from home.
Parity is looking for a talented and experienced individual to join to own all user security culture across our globally distributed and high profile organisation. We are looking for someone who has strong and demonstrable experience of influencing people without authority, as well as being the voice for their cause (whatever that cause may be) within an organisation which consists of industry leading talent. We are not looking for strong blockchain or IT security experience that can be learned, we are looking for someone with the gravitas and interpersonal skills to lead a small team to effectively have security culture percolating to all of Parity’s people. To effectively influence and guide them to move progressively from habit, to practise, then praxis and eventually reach, maintain and develop security culture. Ex Military, nursing, threat/crisis management, sports coaching or a myriad of other backgrounds could be effective in this role, we’re open to various types of profile, what we do need though is demonstrable experience of influencing groups of people without the advantage of authority. You will lead the team of 2 or 3 security trainers so there is some leadership element to the role, however the main focus of the role will be to positively influence the different teams across Parity. About you: You are a person with a mixture of charm, diplomacy and assertiveness, and empathy with a diverse and sometimes extreme personality. Our people are world leaders in their field and to get to this point they generally have strong opinions which need to be effectively navigated. You have experience in leading and mentoring teams. You have a background in medical, military, sports coaching sector and/or have experience in threat/ crisis management You have a proven track record of successes in developing people and helping them to grow within the organisation Benefits: For everyone who joins us: Competitive remuneration packages, including tokens (where legally possible), based on iterative market research Remote-first, global working environment with flexible hours Collaborative, fast-paced, and self-initiating culture, designed to mimic an open source workflow Energising and collaborative team and company retreats all over the world Opportunity to learn more about Web3 while on the job, with access to some of the brightest minds in this space; we have plenty of educational initiatives such as internal sessions, all-hands, AMAs, hackathons, etc. Teammates who are genuinely excited about their job, impact, and Parity’s mission Opportunity to relocate to Germany or Portugal For those joining us as employees in Germany, Portugal, or the U.K.: 28 paid vacation days per year Work laptop (macOS or Linux-based) and equipment to enable you to work successfully £2,500 yearly learning and development budget for conferences or courses of your choice