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Prime/Structured Finance Trader

Company: FalconX
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Who are we?FalconX is one of the fastest-growing startups in FinTech. We are redefining prime brokerage from the ground up. We are backed by some of the best investors in the world including Accel, American Express, B Capital, Coinbase, Fidelity, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Fenbushi Capital and Tiger Global Management + more yet to be publicly disclosed. We deliver institutional digital asset traders best-in-class trading, credit, custody and structured products. We trade, lend and secure tens of billions of dollars monthly, are highly profitable, and growing fast, so we need your help! We are data-driven. Whether it's a growth or product decision, we believe data can always help us make more precise and informed choices.We move fast. Speed of execution is essential for any startup, but we believe this is even more pertinent in our 24/7 industry.We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there's no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.FalconX has offices in San Mateo, Chicago, New York, and Bangalore.Who is on the team?We are entrepreneurs. Many in our company have been founders or have aspirations to eventually start their own company. We take these ambitions and experiences to bring a solutions-oriented mindset to the problems we encounter day-to-day. We are experienced. We have been fortunate to have learned from mentors and peers at institutions such as Google, LinkedIn, JUMP Trading, Citadel, PEAK6 Investments, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon, IIT + more. What will be my impact?At FalconX, you'll help create a more open financial system. In building the trading, credit and custody infrastructure, we are enabling thousands more institutions to enter the market and support a more open and accessible financial system. The world's largest financial institutions from Wall Street to Silicon Valley will turn to you for products that provide unparalleled seamless, efficient and secure access to the cryptocurrency sector. Responsibilities

  • Trade on the financing/prime trading desk with a strategic focus on structuring unique, derivative, yield generation opportunities for our institutional clients.
  • Actively manage the prime credit and wholesale borrow/lend inventory books.
  • Collaborate with Product, Legal, Compliance, Marketing, Institutional Sales and Institutional Coverage teams to optimize returns, garner trust, and deliver outcomes for our institutional clients.
  • Spec, build, and manage integrations with both crypto and traditional finance lending + credit counterparties and exchanges to improve our credit inventory, systems, and controls.
  • Build the broader prime product roadmap with FalconX's leadership You look like -
    • Outcome-oriented go-to-market thinker
    • Have a track record of success breaking down + solving ambiguous problems
    • Deep functional product knowledge of derivatives, staking, and trading financing instruments including the front to back trade lifecycle.
    • Have demonstrated diligent prioritization and focus, alongside empathetic cross-functional collaboration
    • Creatively problem solve issues using experience in both crypto and traditional finance marketsExperience -
      • 5+ years derivatives and/or credit/financing trading experience in crypto or traditional financial services
      • 2+ years of direct crypto trading experience
      • Strong understanding of the full derivative trade lifecycle from trade execution through settlement. Preferred Qualifications -
      • Experience working on a structured product trading desk and/or a credit/lending desk or elsewhere in the lending supply chain
      • Direct experience in the crypto financing and credit markets
      • Experience working as an early/founding team member
      • CFA/MBAInterested? Email with the subject line " Prime/Structured Finance Trader Role at FalconX" and your resume.

Keywords: FalconX, San Mateo , Prime/Structured Finance Trader, Accounting, Auditing , San Mateo, California

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