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6 Feb 2018

Full-Time OTC Trader

Wyre – Posted by chezjennings San Francisco, California, United States

Job Description

Wyre is the largest money transfer platform utilizing blockchain technology as part of its FX engine. In just four years, we have built a real example of how new technology can help advance and completely transform stagnant industries. Backed by some of the largest Silicon Valley investors, our team of just under 40 people across two global offices has processed over $2.5B in payments.

We’re solving complex problems in an ever-changing industry and we’re confident that we’re only at the beginning of it.

As part of a new initiative, we’re looking for an Over-the-Counter (OTC) Desk Trader to join the expanding team of traders and analysts. As the first trader on the team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with new and existing partners to execute trades in a fast-paced startup environment. We’ve built up a book of business – now we need help on the trading side of things.

If you’ve got a strong background in trades, love working with large volumes, and want to work a cutting-edge desk, then we’d love to meet you.

About You
Honest and even-tempered
Organized, analytical, and research-based
Passionate about the cryptocurrency industry
Clear and effective communicator
You love working with money
You’re an information sponge, with a strong desire to learn and gain intelligence
You thrive in environments where you can create and improve processes

About the Role
Quote and execute OTC trading flow from current and new partners
Keep clients informed of news and market developments
Review and reconcile trade confirmation on daily basis and oversee controls of daily operations
Handle work with clients, fund managers, and other third parties on daily operational issues in an independent and professional manner
Respond to client inquiries and coordinate work with other internal departments
Take part in regular due diligence meetings with clients and investors
Find and create trading opportunities using a wide variety of internal and external research-based tools

Qualifications
2-3 years OTC trading experience dealing with currencies, commodities, stocks, second market, and/or futures
Experience communicating with high-net worth individuals and decision-makers
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of digital currencies
Ability to perform quantitative analysis on various markets and financial modeling
Knowledgeable regarding risk management
Ability to work independently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Startup and fintech experience a plus

Perks
Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
Wellness and commuter benefits
Free lunches delivered to the office
Relocation support
Computer setup of your choice
Gym membership
Dog-friendly office
Friday happy hours
24/7 snacks and beverages
Unlimited paid time off to relax and recharge
Flexible work hours
401(k) plan with corporate matching
Opportunity to work in a growing startup
Option to receive pay in digital currencies

Compensation:: $75-85k + commission

Payable in:: Bitcoin (BTC)

About the Employer: Founded in 2013, we started with building the simplest suite of products and services which were designed to make it easy for consumers and businesses to use blockchain technologies. Wyre is an enterprise-level API and dashboard which allows companies to instantly send funds worldwide, without taking on any price volatility, and for a fraction of the cost. We’ve partnered with Fortune 500 companies and are currently moving millions of dollars per day. And we're just getting started. Our goal is to add ‘magic’ to the simplest, yet still dysfunctional, core business functions. Funded by renowned VCs in Silicon Valley, we’re well-vested in the digital currency community, with users in 50+ countries, with features in Forbes, WSJ, NBC, Bloomberg, Coindesk and more.

How to Apply

Apply link: https://boards.greenhouse.io/wyre/jobs/1006202#.Wno3NJM-fOQ

Job Categories: Finance. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Bay Area, Bitcoin, Crypto, Finance, Fintech, san francisco, startup, and tech. Salaries: Negotiable.

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