OTC Junior Trader Derivatives

Job at Kraken Digital Asset Exchange



Full time

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different? Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The Team

Kraken’s OTC desk is a market leader in one of the most innovative and fast growing industries in the world. We are known for our white-glove service, making markets to clients around the world 24/7. We have established ourselves as a dominant OTC desk for spot trading, built an options desk to service HNWI and institutions, recently launched structured products, and are now expanding our global coverage and capabilities! As the Junior Trader, you will primarily work with our options team to interface with clients, price and risk manage options trades, and cover operational aspects of settlement. You will also have exposure to the spot and lending desks and may assist in coverage of those operations from time to time.

This is a fully remote role open for applicants based in North America.

The Opportunity

  • Provide white-glove derivatives sales trading coverage to OTC institutional clients, pricing and trading vanilla options and managing associated hedges
  • Cover day-to-day delta hedging and risk management of the options book 
  • Assist in operational aspects including trade settlement and collateral monitoring across platforms and clients 
  • Drive client outreach and conversions for new OTC clients, bringing new business to the desk and growing trading volume for existing clients 
  • Assist in the 24/7 coverage of OTC spot and lending desks, providing trading and operational support when required by staffing needs and/or market conditions

Skills you should HODL

  • 2+ years experience in crypto options trading, OTC trading, and/or spot trading 
  • Experience with options pricing and risk management
  • Experience with operational processes and safeguards; strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills; ability to interface directly with diverse set of OTC clients
  • Commercial mindset to identify opportunities and grow the business
  • Passionate about crypto; deep knowledge of crypto spot and derivatives markets

$117,000 - $176,000 a year

This is the target annual salary range for this role. This range is not inclusive of other additional compensation elements, such as our Bonus program, Equity program, Wellness allowance, and other benefits [US Only] (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).

The compensation range provided is influenced by various factors and represents the initial target range. Our salary offerings are dynamic and we strive to ensure that our base salary and total compensation package aligns and recognizes the top talent we aim to attract and retain. The compensation package of the successful candidate is based on various factors such as their skillset, experience, and job scope.

Location Tagging: #US #CANADA #LI-remote

Company: Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Skills: junior entry level trader remote blockchain

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