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Member of Global Risk Management, Trading Risk

Anchorage Digital

Anchorage Digital

United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
At Anchorage Digital, we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.
Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions. With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service. We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn.
We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in New York City, Sioux Falls, Porto, Lisbon, and Singapore. For our colleagues not located near our beautiful offices, we encourage and sponsor quarterly in-person collaboration days to work together and further deepen our Village.
The mission of a Member of Global Risk Management, Trading Risk, is to leverage deep expertise in trading to manage and mitigate risks for a rapidly growing crypto business. In this role, you will act as a thought partner, enabling new business opportunities while maintaining a risk profile aligned with the company's risk appetite.
As a seasoned trader, you are expected to apply your expert judgment to solve unique challenges in the crypto industry, contributing directly to the company’s success. You will collaborate with various teams, providing insights and strategies to support business growth while ensuring robust risk management practices are in place.
People make this organization, and in this role, it is your mission to cultivate and contribute to a culture of thoughtful risk-taking, continuous improvement, and strategic innovation. A healthy outcome is a business that is both agile and resilient, capable of navigating the complexities of the crypto market while achieving its strategic goals.
You will manage and influence the risk management strategies for a dynamic and high-growth business line at Anchorage Digital, with significant visibility across the organization.
To help Anchorage villagers measure their impact and articulate expectations, we categorize each role with 4 Factors of Growth & Impact. These factors serve as a guide for the rich and rewarding learning that happens as you explore, develop, and master the capabilities and contributions within and outside of the Member of Global Risk Management, Trading Risk role:

Technical Skills

  • Balance risks vs. returns by having a keen sense for market mispricings and the company’s capability to capture the opportunity or not.
  • Understand the impact of market, liquidity, and credit risks.
  • Knowledge of derivatives.
  • Up to date on emerging business and market trends that their impact the crypto industry.

Complexity and Impact of Work:

  • Know how to exit complicated risk situations under different market conditions.
  • Work directly with quants to build tools that improve risk management and user-facing products.
  • Design process, structure, and terms to mitigate risks.
  • Think ahead, plan for contingencies, and develop solutions.
  • Assess the creditworthiness of clients to determine acceptable levels of credit exposure.
  • Assess the liquidity and volatility of assets to determine acceptable levels of market exposure.

Organizational Knowledge:

  • Promote a shared understanding of the needs of Anchorage and its strategic direction.
  • Ensures that knowledge is shared amongst the team.

Communication and Influence

  • Communicates complex issues clearly and credibly across a wide range of audiences.
  • Adapts the communication strategy to influence stakeholders.
  • Able to negotiate favorable positioning that positively impacts clients and our roadmap.

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

  • 8+ years of trading experience and has effectively worked out of complex trading situations.
  • Ability identity market opportunities and mispricings.
  • Negotiate with positive outcome.

Although not a requirement, bonus points if you:

  • Drive to overcome roadblocks to seek answers and influence outcome
  • Have positive returns in DeFi yield farming or meme coin trading
  • You were emotionally moved by the soundtrack to Hamilton, which chronicles the founding of a new financial system. :)
About Anchorage Digital: Who we are
The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy.
Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. Anchorage Digital considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements. “Anchorage Digital” refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, an OCC-chartered national trust bank, or Anchorage Lending CA, LLC a finance lender licensed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, License No. 60DBO-11976, or Anchorage Digital Singapore Pte Ltd, a Singapore private limited company, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
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