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Ecosystems Lead



Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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.

The role

Paradigm is seeking an experienced and dynamic Ecosystems Lead to drive the development and growth of our ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the crypto landscape, strong strategic thinking skills and the ability to build and maintain partnerships that enhance our platform's value proposition. This role will be crucial in fostering a vibrant ecosystem that supports our users and partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive ecosystem strategy that aligns with Paradigm's goals and objectives.
  • Identify, establish and nurture strategic partnerships with key stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the crypto community, including developers, traders and influencers to drive engagement and adoption of our platform.
  • Design and implement initiatives to attract and retain ecosystem participants.
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, opportunities and competitive threats.
  • Work closely with product, marketing and engineering teams to ensure ecosystem initiatives are aligned with product development and go-to-market strategies.
  • Represent Paradigm at industry events, conferences, and in media, establishing yourself as a thought leader in the crypto space.


  • 3+ years of experience in crypto or blockchain industry with a focus on ecosystem development, partnerships or business development.
  • Deep understanding of blockchain technology, cryptocurrency markets and the broader crypto ecosystem.
  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate effectively.
  • Established network of contacts within the crypto and blockchain community.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing startup environment.

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.