Senior Director of People

| Greater NYC Area
Paxos' mission is to modernize finance by mobilizing assets at the speed of the internet. Paxos is building a future where all assets--from money to gold to securities--will be digitized and move instantaneously, 24/7. Settlement risk will cease to exist, so trillions of dollars of trapped capital can go to work in a global, frictionless economy. (Check out our Twitter feed for the latest news and information.)
Our Products include: 
  • Paxos Standard (PAX) is a digital dollar and the world’s first regulated crypto asset. This stablecoin is backed 1:1 by dollars and offers a liquid, digital alternative to cash that is available 24/7 for instantaneous transaction settlement around the world. Launched in September 2018, it’s the most traded USD-backed stablecoin.
  • itBit is a crypto-asset exchange. We also offer related trading services including escrow, custody and OTC trading.
  • Post-Trade: Based in London, our Post-Trade team works on a broad suite of products to simplify post-trade confirmations for precious metals, other commodities and FX markets. The team launched Paxos Confirmation Service in late 2018 and has already confirmed well over 100,000 trades with aggregate notional values in the hundreds of billions of dollars.
We are looking for a Senior Director of People to join our rapidly growing FinTech company. The Senior Director of People will oversee the People Development team. This leader is passionately focused on employees and has experience building out People Operations, with a specific focus on Leadership Development. The successful candidate will own people programs such as the continuous feedback framework, performance calibration, learning roadmap, manager and culture effectiveness. 
Who You Are: 
  • You’re a People Development leader with 10-15 years of experience working at both strategic and executional levels.
  • You have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in building relationships with leadership teams and department leads
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and previous exposure to high-growth, fast paced and collaborative environments
  • You have a thorough understanding of relevant employment regulations, laws, and requirements
  • You embody our culture and values
What you’ll do:
  • Implement appropriate tools, technology, processes and initiatives to provide support for Paxos employees all over the world
  • Work closely with our Executive Team to foster a culture that promotes the Paxos mission and maintains the highest standards of performance
  • Build strong people managers and a repeatable model for manager effectiveness training
  • Develop initiatives to ensure Paxos’ employees’ growth, development and retention
  • Own company-wide goal setting and 360 review process 
  • Provide guidance and support on employee relations issues, working alongside and coaching departments leads, as needed
  • Conduct compensation and benefits analysis and make recommendations on changes
  • Foster clear communication plans around organizational change
Paxos is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, color, race, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • KafkaDatabases
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

Paxos is located right by Grand Central, a convenient location for all commuters with plenty of food and entertainment options.

An Insider's view of Paxos

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe is positive, comfortable and dynamic. As Office Manager, I try to promote a 'good vibes only' mentality, periodically hosting company-wide parties and ensuring a healthy amount of celebration and fun. I keep the kitchen stocked with all natural snacks and beverages to help the team stay sharp and focused.

Helen

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As Director of Ops, I am fortunate to manage functions that integrate broadly across the company. One of our core values is a shared commitment to excellence, so every team member is driven to get the very best results. No work is done in silos, and open communication and inclusiveness are key to achieving our goals.

Lizzy

Director of Ops

What does career growth look like on your team?

Paxos has a very well defined engineering ladder. We have a technical and managerial track for all engineers. Depending on the engineer's career aspirations, we provide coaching and guidance on either track. In addition to this, we try to provide unique experiences and learning opportunities that benefit the person and the company.

Raj

Head of Engineering

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

To promote collaboration across teams, we host frequent cross-functional team events. A few of our past events include bowling night for the operations and engineering team, as well as dinners that bring together different members from each team.

Derek Yu

Assistant Controller

What are Paxos Perks + Benefits

Paxos Benefits Overview

The company culture at Paxos thrives on working hard and playing hard. We have a fully stocked kitchen filled to the brim with hundreds of healthy snack options to get you through the day. Our team is a bunch natural collaborators who don't mind getting their hands dirty every now and then. We host a bunch of events such as monthly events, holiday parties and even a guac-off where team members compete to see who can make the best guacamole in the office!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paxos' FSA program allows employees to contribute up to $1000 dollars for out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Paxos provides 100% company-paid medical insurance.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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