About the Execution Trader position:

Backed by leading venture firms and institutional asset managers, SwapGlobal is looking to add a mid-level Execution Trader to hedge our derivatives portfolio. This role presents a unique opportunity for the right candidate to join early and work alongside ex-BlockFi executives in building a modern electronic OTC derivatives desk. This role is a perfect fit for someone who is a self-starter and enjoys building in a collegial environment. Prior experience in trading on crypto venues is required, as is experience in futures and options. The candidate should reside outside the US, or be willing to relocate outside the US, but work US hours.

Responsibilities

  • Execution of hedges across our derivatives portfolio
  • Design and implement trade execution strategies to minimize impact and time to completion, such as TWAP, for futures, options and cash instruments
  • Analyze trade execution performance and slippage
  • Liaise with Engineering to automated trade execution and reconciliation; some coding skills a plus
  • Good understanding of financial markets, crypto and macroeconomic trends is required
  • Prepare brief weekly / monthly market commentaries

Qualifications

  • University degree
  • Self-starter with strong initiative who is comfortable working in a startup environment
  • Ability to work alone and collaborate with a small team
  • Diligence, attention to detail and accuracy is critical
  • 3-7 years of experience in a similar position, of which some in crypto
  • Excellent quantitative skills; and theoretical knowledge of futures and options (the greeks)
  • Familiar with electronic trading platforms
  • Resides outside the US or willing to relocate