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🖥️Protocol Specialist



Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Protocol Specialist

New York, NY
A protocol specialist at Llama is responsible for defining the governance playbook for the main onchain verticals, creating tailored mockups for customers, building a developer ecosystem around Llama, and writing technical documentation.
Llama is an access control and governance platform for smart contracts. It features an onchain policy engine to set permissions, custom execution strategies to define rules for action execution, and treasury management for token approvals and transfers.

About you

You have a strong bias for action
You are customer-focused and are motivated by our mission
You are deeply curious and are excited by the ambiguity of the frontier
You can work productively with a high degree of autonomy
You have clear communication skills and can collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical teammates

Your responsibilities

Define the governance playbook for the main onchain verticals: rollups, liquid staking, restaking, DeFi, bridges, consumer, and gaming
Meet protocol teams and create mockups tailored to customers’ governance actions
Build a developer ecosystem around Llama by hosting developer workshops for smart contract engineers to build on Llama and answering technical questions on a public Discord
Write documentation and technical blog posts on Llama’s governance framework
Work closely with the founders to inform product strategy


Technical: you are able to understand the smart contracts of Llama and the protocols that Llama serves
Crypto native: you are able to think through the governance and access control needs of major onchain verticals
Excellent communication skills: you are able to write clear technical documentation, present Llama at technical workshops, and discuss governance ideas with high profile customers

Nice to have

Academic background in Computer Science, or Engineering, or equivalent experience
Deep understanding of existing governance and access control solutions, e.g. OpenZeppelin Governor, OpenZeppelin Ownable and AccessControl, Solmate auth, Safe multisig, Safe modules
Desire to found a company


🌇 Sun drenched office space in Soho, NYC
📈 Competitive salary ($100k - $170k) and significant ownership
🏥 Top-tier medical, dental, and vision healthcare insurance
✏️ Continuous learning through a generous education and conference budget
🌠 Opportunity to rapidly grow your web3 skillset, knowledge, and network
Llama is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
If this role sounds interesting, email Shreyas at to learn more. Feel free include links to past work and mention why you’re excited about Llama.