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Assistant Trader, Investment Management

Blockchain.com

Blockchain.com

Greenford, UK
Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024
Blockchain is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Founded in 2011, we provide the world’s largest and most trusted production blockchain platform, powering more than 75 million wallets. Together with our platform of liquidity and execution services, we share the passion to build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.
We are looking for a full-time talented and enthusiastic Junior Trading professional to join our dynamic trading and Investment Management team. Blockchain is a high-performance culture marked by fearlessness and hyper productivity. You are a hardworking team player with a desire to learn and grow with us, someone who can work harder, faster, and smarter to deliver tangible results and process improvements.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
  • Help the trading desk with daily operations
  • Execute and optimize portfolio trades
  • Build new automation tools and improve existing procedures for risk management, PNL and control
  • Assist the team with development of new strategies
  • Help optimize capital usage, streamline operations and drive process improvements
  • Analyze practical issues relating to the implementation of trading strategies such as liquidity constraints and transaction costs
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
  • Deep knowledge of Python, with experience using it in a front office financial role (strongly desirable)
  • STEM background, with some focus in science, math or engineering
  • Training in statistics and probability
  • Quantitative nature and approach to problem solving
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Good understanding of finance and trading concepts
  • Excellent people skills and must be able to handle pressure
  • Familiarity with the crypto trading industry (desirable)

COMPENSATION & PERKS

  • Full-time salary based on experience and meaningful equity in an industry-leading company
  • Hybrid model working from home & our office in Central London (SoHo)
  • Work from Anywhere Policy - up to 20 days to work remotely
  • ClassPass
  • Budgets for learning & professional development
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it
  • Apple equipment
  • The opportunity to be a key player and build your career at a rapidly expanding, global technology company in an emerging field
  • Flexible work culture

Blockchain is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, and apprenticeship. Blockchain makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business need at the time.