Director of Institutional DeFi (Codefi)


About ConsenSys

ConsenSys is a blockchain software technology company focused on building infrastructure, tools and products for institutions, companies, developers, investors and users of cryptocurrencies and DeFi. Our mission is to drive the adoption of the decentralized global network (Web3) and the Ethereum ecosystem, the only current candidate to be the objective and automatic trust foundation and base settlement layer for the planet. If you’re someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient is a requirement, we’d love for you to join us.

About the Codefi product group

ConsenSys Codefi is at the forefront of the blockchain fintech revolution and builds, deploys and runs critical applications on both Enterprise and crypto / DeFi and multiple blockchain verticals (e.g. assets, payments, commerce, engagement, compliance). Our blockchain application suite powers commerce. and finance, optimizing business processes and digitizing financial instruments, as well as enabling and growing decentralized finance (DeFi).

What will you get to work on:

The Director of Institutional DeFi will lead the exploration of opportunities to develop ConsenSys Codefi for the institutional client segment. The position will leverage the capabilities of fintech software created by ConsenSys to devise, refine and establish business and product opportunities powered by decentralized finance. Potential areas of focus include providing access to the DeFi asset class for asset managers and institutional investors, producing our services allowing neo-banks, roboadvisors, and traditional brokerages to take advantage of DeFi financial instruments, and assisting participants in capital markets to understand the potential of chain markets. The position will work directly with Codefi’s management team, provide key input to Codefi’s product strategy and development, and collaborate cross-sectionally with ConsenSys sales and marketing.

We are looking for a senior industry leader with experience in establishing new businesses in complex market environments. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of financial services, fintech, and institutional investors in traditional and crypto markets.


  • Lead the exploration of DeFi asset class opportunities related to the institutional financial services segment and drive market definition and development.
  • Collaborate with potential product and technology customers to design financial software and products that create powerful new lines of business.
  • Work with our go-to-market organization to create and execute business growth strategies.
  • Develop the in-house vision on the commissioning of the large-scale distribution of the DeFi asset class
  • Coordinate company stakeholders to deliver actionable pitches, clients, and other results.
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  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative or analytical discipline such as Economics and Mathematics, Business, or a similar field.
  • Bonus for postgraduate studies in Business, Law, Computer Science or Economics
  • 10 years of business experience in financial services, such as capital markets or investment management
  • Deep understanding of blockchain capital markets and the fundamentals of DeFi
  • Preferred familiarity with broker / dealer, banking, and exchange regulatory regimes in the US, Europe, and Asia with relevant licenses as appropriate (e.g., FCA / BaFin / SEC / FINRA)
  • Preferred experience of founding or leading a growth-stage technology company.
  • Collaborative management style and convenience with remote work environments
  • Ability to build relationships and business opportunities internationally.
  • Strong bias to action
  • Don’t check all the boxes? Do not worry. We are passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such if you think you have what it takes to create a world-class delivery organization in our chaotic yet fun, decentralized and remote start-up. environment – apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of ​​what we need, we are ready for you to challenge our thinking about who should fill this position.

    Why join ConsenSys?

    These are some of the advantages of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys

  • One of the most recognized technology companies in the blockchain ecosystem worldwide. . A work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. ConsenSys alumni have become technology entrepreneurs, CEOs, and team leaders at leading technology companies.
  • The vanguard of a revolution . At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society. We believe there is an opportunity to bring the remaining 2 billion unbanked people into the global economy and to radically transform our society for the enrichment of humanity.
  • A dynamic boot environment . ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant part of the shared mind. This is exciting and challenging as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Deep technical challenges . This entire ecosystem is less than 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a little kid. Much remains to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can take us to those next thresholds of scale
  • Continuous learning and improvement . You will be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects, challenging you to stay on top of your game.
  • ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status , veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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