Lead Program Governance

Job at Gemini



Full time

Empower the Individual Through Crypto

Gemini is a global crypto and Web3 platform founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss in 2014. Gemini offers a wide range of crypto products and services for individuals and institutions in over 70 countries.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.

At Gemini, our mission is to empower the individual and that includes giving our employees flexibility of choice — our Office Optional Policy allows employees to choose to work from one of our physical locations or from home.

The Department: Compliance

Compliance at Gemini is a team dedicated to managing the next generation of financial crime prevention and compliance obligations in a complex and evolving regulatory environment. We are a diverse group oftechnology, legal, and operational professionals who develop new approaches to solving classic problems using cutting-edge tools and processes.

The Role: Lead, Program Governance

In this role, you will be a key member of the Compliance Program Governance Team, where you will roll-up your sleeves and take part in building the future of money, while being a part of a best-in-classcompliance department.


  • Coordinating and executing Gemini’s AML and Sanctions Risk Assessment as well asjurisdictional risk assessments, including managing and executing on risk assessmentmethodologies
  • Partnering with key Compliance and cross-functional stakeholders to ensure quantitative and qualitative inputs of the risk assessment are incorporated and validated
  • Participating and executing on risk assessments of new products for Compliance
  • Developing and reporting on key management information related to the risk assessment
  • Maintaining Gemini’s Compliance issue management framework
  • Interfacing and collaborating with different compliance teams and other departments such asEnterprise Risk and Internal Audit

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience within the financial services industry and specifically withincompliance
  • Prior experience performing Compliance Risk Assessments
  • Experience and comfort with data extraction
  • Strong knowledge of key BSA/AML and Sanctions regulations, Industry Best Practices, and IssueManagement
  • Comfort in a technology-forward company and facility with computer and web-based applications,including Google suite of applications, case management systems, and web-based databases
  • Substantial writing skills and ability to articulate effectively to senior management
  • BA/BS degree or international equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in fintech, or advancements in digital assets, or high-growth techcompanies
  • Ability to proactively assess risks in a fast-paced environment
  • Record of creative problem-solving and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interest in disruptive technology, financial services, or security industries
  • Adaptability to an ever-changing environment

It Pays to Work HereThe compensation & benefits package for this role includes:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • A discretionary annual bonus
  • Long-term incentive in the form of a new hire equity grant
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • 401K with company matching
  • Annual Learning & Development stipend
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible time off

Salary Range: The base salary range for this role is between $122,000 - $170,000 in New York City, the State of California and the State of Washington. This range is not inclusive of our discretionary bonus or equity package. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider a number of factors including skillset, experience, job scope, and current market data.

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

Company: Gemini

Skills: lead crypto

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