Digital Execution Trader

Contract Type:

Permanent

Role Type:

Full-time

Permission Type:

Entitled

Contact:

Edmund Hatton

Role Responsibilities

  • Monitor and ensure the timely execution of cryptocurrency trades on a spot basis
  • Ability to understand, risk manage, price and execute crypto derivatives
  • Ability to research, build, and implement cryptocurrency trading strategies
  • Strong understanding of market reading and current sentiment, ability to dynamically adjust to market trading activity
  • Keep abreast of all relevant research and distribute internally amongst Teams in a time efficient manner
  • Working together with operations and client-facing product teams to ensure synergy with external product offering and internal functions
  • Contribute to the Risk Management framework
  • Understand and apply knowledge of the exchanges’ rules & regulations and market structures in which we engage
  • Identify and capitalise on market opportunities both independently and within the trading team
  • Develop and maintain good business relationships with counterparties such as exchanges, Liquidity Providers, OTC brokers and Banking counterparties.

Competencies

Values

  • Accountable: Takes responsibility for efficiently carrying out the roles, to meet and exceed the expectations of colleagues and intermediaries
  • Aligned: Focused on delivering outstanding outcomes and a brilliant experience for all stakeholders
  • Open and transparent: Open to new thoughts and ideas whilst finding new ways for their ideas to work and willing to listen to others. Transparent in all dealings within their role

Qualifications / Knowledge

  • 3+ years of Cryptocurrency execution trading experience
  • Experience working with numerous exchange venues
  • Strong understanding of the digital assets space
  • CISI IAD Level 4 (Essential)
  • Hands-on experience in designing and maintaining electronic trading infrastructures

Systems

  • Bloomberg
  • OMS Systems
  • MS Excel
  • Compliance
  • An understanding of compliance with all relevant regulations, policies and procedures

Core Competencies / Skills

  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to positively influence outcomes
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to make quick and accurate decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Motivation to succeed and deliver results in line with expectations
  • Self-starter, able to identify and resolve issues within the business
  • Ability to work under pressure with strong attention to detail
  • Effective communicator with strong emotional intelligence
  • Superior organisational skills with the ability to manage tasks effectively
  • Ability to understand challenging problems, find solutions and drive process improvement
  • Diverse trading background over a broad asset base

Ethics

  • Maintains and promotes high ethical standards by demonstrating honesty, integrity and fair dealing at all times internally and externally, promoting and enhancing the good reputation of the business.
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