Contract Specialist

Kraken | Take your crypto to the next level with Kraken


As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.


San Francisco, CA, USA


Job Description

About Kraken
As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
This is a fully remote role to be based in the United States.


  • Work with a sense of urgency to support the Commercial Legal team
  • Assess and track internal and counterparty contract performance and deadlines
  • Implement and maintain a contract management system
  • Send out documents for execution and manage the execution process
  • Support projects both big and small with no job too insignificant and no challenge too great
  • Prepare contract summaries of salient terms\
  • Under the supervision of senior attorneys, prepare documents based on pre-established outlines and forms.


  • Demonstrated interest in crypto
  • You exercise excellent judgement and are very organized and attentive to detail
  • Experience implementing and working with contract lifecycle management systems.
  • Basic understanding of contractual concepts (e.g. signing authority, necessary parties, contractual elements, etc.)
  • Strong time and project management skills.
  • You embody positivity and possess superior communication skills. Have an impeccable command of the English language, with a proven ability to effectively communicate via the internet in an all-remote setting.
  • Able to work in a flexible manner across time zones and business teams
  • You are highly tech savvy with a strong emphasis on cyber security and privacy.
  • Interest in the company culture and creating an experience that is better for you, all team members, and with which you interact.
  • Familiarity with software including DocuSign, Google Workplace, Microsoft Suite, project management software, contract management software
  • Eagerness to grow and learn new functions, software, responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s degree, 2-3 years experience as a Commercial Legal Assistant, Contract Manager or Commercial Paralegal
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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