Team Lead

At Coinbase, our mission is to, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people
We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto
Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team
First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves
Second, we expect all employees to commit to our to our work
Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture
We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy
    You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there
  • You’re never tired of learning
    You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3
  • You appreciate direct communication
    You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener – because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other
    You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow
  • You can pivot on the fly
    Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too
    What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you
    You’re not looking for a boring job
  • You have a “can do” attitude
    Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines
    Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission
  • You want to be part of a winning team
    We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone

Team/ Role Paragraph: 

As the Team Lead for Compliance at Coinbase, you’ll lead a team of 12 – 15 analysts in combating money laundering and ensuring that we meet our mission to make cryptocurrency accessible to everyone
You’ll be the driving force behind our Anti-Money Laundering (AML) operations, leading a team of passionate professionals who are just as dedicated to making a difference as you are
In this critical role, you’ll take charge of identifying areas for improvement and working closely with your team and cross-functional partners to develop and implement effective solutions that will help us meet our goals in a meaningful way
But that’s not all – you’ll also be responsible for building, growing, and managing a world-class team
As a natural leader with a passion for compliance and operations, you’ll collaborate with other leaders, internal stakeholders, and outsourced vendor partners to ensure that our operations are scaling in a thoughtful, effective way
If you’re ready to take on a challenge that will make a difference in the world, we want you on our team
Apply now and be a part of something truly transformative!

What you’ll be doing (ie
job duties):

  • Hire, lead and develop a diverse, high performing team, setting up the organization for success through investments in career growth
  • Drive standard work while utilizing your Compliance background to collect feedback and drive upstream improvements to Policy & Procedures
  • Drive weekly, monthly, and quarterly business reviews to instill customer focus and operational excellence culture across TMS teams
  • Utilize your compliance experience in identifying the opportunity areas and suggest solutions to business problems
  • In partnership with Compliance,Program Management, and other operational support partners (eg Workforce Management, Vendor Management, Analytics, Quality Assurance, etc
    ) you will create and scale operational mechanisms to manage productivity, improve quality, and contribute to best-in-class compliance operations

What we look for in you (eg job requirements):

  • Motivated by Coinbase’s mission
  • 4+ years of experience in managing analysts directly with a minimum of 2+ years of proven KYC/AML experience in financial services or technology organizations
  • Working knowledge of laws, regulations, and risk management practices for financial services
  • Strong communication skills and presence: ability to interface with internal and external teams;
  • Work in a cross-functional and matrixed environment
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficient in PowerPoint/Google Slides and Excel/Google Sheets
  • A BA/BS degree in business, finance, and other related fields

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working across multiple AML systems and programs simultaneously (, experience in combinations of KYC, AML, and Sanctions)
  • Experience with or previous exposure to financial services regulators
  • Professional certifications ( CRCM, CAMS, CIA, CISA, and CICA)
  • Deep understanding of Google apps, JIRA, Salesforce Service Cloud

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Coinbase is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities
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com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information
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