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Senior Immigration Specialist - Fixed Term [6 months]



United States
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The Team:

The Senior Immigration Specialist holds an independent position within Kraken's Global Benefits team, which is composed of 6 individuals.

Note: This position is a fixed term of 6 months.

The Opportunity:

  • Initiate immigration cases with appropriate vendors and manage those cases throughout their lifecycle including; completing any required forms or attestations, providing updates to impacted business leaders and employees, and reviewing exception requests.

  • Collaborate with immigration law firms to help facilitate visas for the global organization.

  • Ensure all documents are compliant and timely while ensuring that internal record keeping is up to date.

  • Find opportunities to streamline the immigration process to reduce or mitigate costs without impacting the quality level of service.

  • Develop and present education communication materials associated with the immigration policy to help drive awareness and consistent execution across the business.

  • Facilitate annual global mobility processes including US H-1B Cap Season.

  • In collaboration with Global Benefits Leader develop, review, and update global mobility policies and processes to ensure compliance with all available guidelines.

  • Assessing immigration eligibility for Krakenites and determining the most suitable immigration pathways.

  • Preparing and filing immigration applications and supporting documents.

  • Researching and staying up-to-date with changes in immigration law and policy.

  • Tracking and monitoring immigration cases and applications.

  • Ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards in immigration practice.

  • Manage the business travel visas and supporting documentation.

Skills you should HODL:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of experience in immigration and mobility.

  • 7+ years of directly related experience coordinating, overseeing, and administering global mobility including global immigration programs.

  • Ability to track and manage multiple projects, initiatives, and deadlines.

  • A strong understanding of immigration laws and regulations.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple teams and departments on multiple projects.

  • Highly organized, operationally astute and data-oriented.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, attention to details and high degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.

  • Willingness to embrace change, self motivated and proactive learner.

  • Exceptional customer service, written and verbal communication skills.

Nice to Have:

  • Workday experience preferred.

  • Benefits experience is a plus.

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

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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