Risk VP, Trading

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Apr 25

Who You Are:

The role of the VP of Risk Management will contribute significantly to our risk management efforts by identifying, assessing, and mitigating potential risks that could impact our portfolio. We are seeking an ideal candidate who can positively influence our risk management practices and help navigate market volatilities through a proactive and prudent approach. This position requires a deep understanding of traditional market risk principles as well as the unique challenges and opportunities presented by digital asset markets.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and implement a market/credit/liquidity risk management system, and actively participate in the formulation of rules and processes related to market/credit/liquidity risk.
  • Design and implement innovative quantitative strategies, models, and policies for market / credit risk management, focusing on identifying, measuring, and managing market-related risks such as interest rate, currency, equity, and commodity risks, while considering the unique aspects of digital assets, including volatility, liquidity, and regulatory factors.
  • Collaborate closely with the trading team to integrate risk management practices into the decision-making process, aligning with the fund's risk appetite and investment objectives.
  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments and scenario analyses tailored to digital asset markets, evaluating the potential impact of market, regulatory, and technological changes on the portfolio.
  • Develop and oversee advanced risk analytics and modeling techniques specific to digital assets, enhancing risk measurement and reporting capabilities.
  • Stay up to date with digital asset market trends, regulatory developments, and risk management best practices to continuously refine our risk management framework.
  • Utilize on-chain information to enable data-driven decision-making and enhance risk management practices.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of systems to calculate risk metrics.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ years of experience in risk management or a related field within the finance/crypto industry.
  • Knowledge of or experience in market risk, credit risk, and liquidity risk.
  • Knowledge of financial products and crypto products.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical or quantitative discipline, with an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Detail-oriented, strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Python coding is required.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees and their eligible dependents 
  • Free virtual coaching sessions through Ginger
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues

*Benefits may vary depending on location.

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

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