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Trading Operations Analyst - Cryptoassets

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Job Location
Chicago
Employment Type
Regular
Department
Cryptoassets, Other Roles
Targeted Start Date
Immediate

Cumberland - a DRW Company is the cryptoasset arm of DRW, established in 2014 after early interest in cryptoassets and their underlying technology. Today, Cumberland is a global leader in cryptoassets, uniquely positioned between the traditional financial markets and the cryptoasset ecosystem. From our offices around the world, we provide 24-hour access to a wide array of cryptoassets while helping the crypto ecosystem grow and evolve in a responsible, sustainable way.

As an Operations Analyst in our Chicago office, you’ll help manage the day-to-day operations of our cryptoasset trading business. You will work closely with a variety of internal teams and external counterparties and exchanges to efficiently manage daily workflows and continually refine operational procedures. 

What you’ll do:

  • Provide operational support for cryptoasset trading business, with an emphasis on optimizing reconciliation and post-trade settlement procedures
  • Collaborate with internal cash management and operations teams to maintain optimal cash reserves for settlements and platform funding
  • Monitor pending settlements and liaise with counterparties and exchanges as needed to reduce settlement risk
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, technology upgrades and automation
  • Utilize technology skills (Excel, VBA or other programming background) to automate operational processes and perform analysis on large data sets
  • Provide timely response to counterparty inquiries and requests for settlement information
  • Provide additional administrative support to the team as needed

What we’re looking for:

  • Very strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Prior settlements and/or trading reconciliation experience preferred; previous experience with Cryptoassets would be favorable
  • Proficiency in Excel required (VBA or other programming experience a big plus)
  • Previous experience working in fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • High sense of urgency and dedication to efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks and projects autonomously
  • Ability to provide support in off hours, as needed, to ensure operational continuity in a 24/7 business
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

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