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Jobs at BlockStar

— About Us —

BlockStar is the first company to leverage blockchain technology as a growth engine, delivering immediate and tangible financial returns to governments and enterprises.

We are looking for ambitious, talented individuals to join our growing team!

— Current Openings —

Head of Product & Delivery

Overview:

The Head of Product & Delivery owns the product life cycle. This role will act as a liaison between the market (clients) and the solution (tech) teams. Through interviews and workshops, the candidate will identify, test and optimize product market fit of current and future products, being the proud parent, owner and champion of each product solution BlockStar delivers to clients.

Responsibilities:

    • Create the product strategy and own product(s) life cycles
    • Organize and lead clients workshop
    • Interface with both technical and non-technical
    • Identify client pain points, limitations, requirements
    • Be obsessed with value delivery to the clients
    • Liaison between sales, customers, technical partners and BlockStar technical team (CTO)

Qualification Requirements:

    • Previous experience as a product manager or similar roles
    • Previous experience in a client-facing role, with both a technical and non-technical audience
    • Must have a technical background or experience working with technical teams and understand the basics of software and hardware technology
    • Average understanding of DLT, smart contracts and tokenization
    • Excellent communication, presentation and organization skills
    • Managing product P&L preferred but not required

Operations Manager

Overview:

The Operations Manager is the glue of the company. The right candidate knows how to motivate people and get them across the line. He or she will own the company progress plan and ensure tasks and milestones are achieved in a timely manner. This role will interact with team members daily on several occasions, providing guidance and support to each member to help them complete tasks and achieve milestones. He or she will run the weekly scrum calls, identify and solve new blockers and dependencies to ensure timely execution of each functional stream.

Responsibilities:

    • Optimize and own progress plan
    • Motivate and support team members routinely
    • Ensure all tasks and milestones are achieved by their owner in a timely manner by the set deadline
    • Lead weekly scrum calls
    • Be first in command to identify and put out fires as they arise

Qualifications:

    • Previous project management experience
    • Agile experience preferred but not required
    • Proficient use with MS Office suite and Google applications
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills

 

Blockchain / Hyperledger Application Developer

Overview:

As a Blockchain/Hyperledger application developer, you will participate in the development of innovative solutions for enterprises built on top of blockchain networks. Working directly under the Head of Engineering, you will be an essential part of the team. The right person for this job will be independent, creative, and highly efficient.

Responsibilities:

    • Analyze problems from both a business and an IT perspective
    • Design and develop exciting new innovative solutions with Blockchain / Distributed Ledger technologies
    • Code in various fit-for-purpose languages for Hyperledger Fabric end-to-end solutions such as Go, Node.js, JavaScript, Java, and Angular
    • Test and deploy a Blockchain solution through all phases of its development life cycle
    • Assist with deployment of the blockchain applications

Qualifications:

    • Experience in code development for Hyperledger Fabric v1.0+
    • 5+ year of experience working with Java J2EE service-oriented design
    • Fluency with Solidity and the Ethereum eco-system is a big plus

 

Visual Designer

Overview:

In your role as a visual designer, your day-to-day tasks will consist of creating visually engaging, innovative and functional mobile and Web products. Your ability to bring your vision and concepts to life will not only be welcomed but celebrated. One of the key aspects of your role is a thorough understanding of the right balance between business, design and our customers and serving our brand’s purpose, business missions and customer needs.

Responsibilities:

    • Own areas of design, such as typography, iconography, color, space and texture
    • Manage all outward media – website, software, business collateral design, etc.
    • Generate clear ideas, concepts and designs of creative assets from beginning to end
    • Translate client business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs that are visually enticing, easy to use, and emotionally engaging
    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team

Qualifications:

    • Professional experience in designing brand identities, grid systems, editorial layouts and applications for web, desktop and mobile
    • High level skills in WordPress and design tools, such as UXPin, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Sketch
    • The ability to refine other people’s ideas and come up with new ones to create a highly designed visual experience
    • Well organized, responsible and dedicated, with the ability to work on multiple projects and deliver refined design in a short time
    • Proven ability delivering high quality designs to customers
    • Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving environment

Data Scientist

Overview:

The Data Scientist will be the voice of numbers across the company. The person in this role will work with the Senior Economist to develop and action analytics aimed at outlining growth potentials to customers, track and report user-tailored analytics within the software, and provide business progress and forecasting analytics across the team. The right person for this role will have a solid understanding of economics and business that they use to inform statistical analyses. Organizing and managing the databases, this person will be forward-thinking with the ability to outline the type of data that needs to be collected and stored for future analytics as well as answer immediate questions.

Responsibilities:

    • Draw on customer and external data sources to forecast profit, revenue, and growth rates
    • Create models to scale future customer forecasting
    • Use software-collected data to provide customer-facing in-product performance analytics
    • Provide business analytic reporting across the team
    • Organize and maintain databases

Qualifications:

    • Proficiency in business and economic modeling
    • Mastery of forecasting and regression analytic skills
    • Previous experience using statistical analysis software, such as Python, R, or Stata
    • Experience with data visualization and reporting
    • A creative and driven analytic mindset
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Business Operation Intern

Overview:

Business operations intern may support several areas of business development and research related to BlockStar corporate functions. Some of the areas include extensive research in newly erupting technologies, market trends, business opportunities in different markets. The intern position also includes support for our business development team and requires high verbal and written skills in English.

This individual will be responsible for duties including but not limited to research, business development, client qualification, support document creation, report generation, and other business functions as required. The Business Operations Intern is a quick learner, independent, good communicator, and a positive worker who demonstrates a willingness to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

      • Conduct and complete thorough research in required areas
      • Develop tailored business and forecasting models
      • Prepare documentation, maintain and update data, organize all relevant data in an efficient and professional manner.
      • Maintain client records, if necessary
      • Conduct business development with targeted prospects
      • Create and prepare various support schedules
      • Review and proofread new materials
      • Support the staff in creating marketing materials
      • Communicate frequently with the team and the clients.
      • All other operational duties as needed.

Qualifications:

      • Ability to work at least 10 hours per week
      • Proficient use with MS Office suite and Google applications
      • Excellent communication and organization skills
      • Proficiency with business and economic modeling preferred, but not required

BlockStar is the first company to specialize in the strategic creation and sale of Digital Original assets with a self-service platform for Enterprises focused on immediate, tangible business results.

156 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(800) 318-0557
info@block-star.com