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Crytpocurrency Securities Lending Trader in New York, NY at TradeStation

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

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Cryptocurrency Securities Lending Trader
New York, NY
 
At TradeStation Group, Inc. we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 500 employees working in various offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients. Our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team. 
 
As Cryptocurrency Securities Lending Sales Trader, you will need to identify digital currency securities that are in demand in the lending market, ensure the trades are fully collateralized and that we stay within the risk parameters set for the business.   
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  
  • Leverage network of relationships to identify credit-worthy cryptocurrency trading partners
  • Work with Risk Management, Compliance and other business stakeholders to establish trading limits for the counterparty, firm and product
  • Work with business stakeholders to document trade and process flows for the digital currency lending
  • Ensure all loans are sufficiently collateralized
  • Establish procedures and workflows for the investment of FIAT currency
  • Work with Treasury management to establish base line cash management rates for FIAT collateral
  • Be an active market participant in defining and establishing the Cryptocurrency lending product
  • Work with regulators to ensure transparency, controls, governance and oversight
  • Participate in internal and external audits as needed
  • Work with market participants to create a true-blockchain based solution for Cryptocurrency lending
  • Create a framework for reporting P&L
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify cross product selling opportunities
  • Work with Marketing to establish an industry leading marketing campaign showcasing the firm’s capabilities and skills
  • Be a strong partner to Product, Distribution and Marketing teams to help expand various distribution channels, to deepen penetration within existing channels, and to propose appropriate solutions that leverage the team's resources and strengths to meet clients' investment needs
  • Continuous assessment and evaluation of appropriate businesses and processes being performed
  • On-going monitoring of client trading patterns with keen awareness of risk exposure, performance drivers, and market environments

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Advanced skills in data analytics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a customer-focused attitude
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong leadership skills - manage, inspire, and lead team members and co-workers
  • A self-motivated, highly driven and entrepreneurial personality
  • Ability to handle multiple, complex issues simultaneously and prioritize in demanding situations
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Proficiency with PCs and spreadsheet, database, word processing applications, and financial analysis software tools

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 5 years of direct and relevant cryptocurrency lending experience
  • In-depth knowledge of a wide range of financial instruments, products and technologies
  • Current and Active FINRA Series 7 License