Job title: Digital Assets Trader – Market Making (EU Remote)
Job description: Keyrock was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown from 3 to over 160 people today. As an industry recognized liquidity provider and market maker, Keyrock is a leading European creator of algorithmic trading technologies in the digital asset space. With VC backing including Series B investment from Ripple, a constantly expanding global client base, and revenues growth 13x in 2021, Keyrock is one of Belgium’s fastest-growing fintech companies.
Keyrock’s beating heart is its technical team filled with crypto and DeFi natives, software engineers, digital scientists and academics, who themselves are supported by university professors, industry-leading experts and a strong management team. Over the years Keyrock has become a company that is both idealistic and practical.
Supporting the deployment of new algorithms, clients and markets
Keeping a global updated view of all algorithmic trading operations
Trade execution across crypto spot, perpetuals and options; and hedging both crypto and FX related exposure.
Trading operations including asset rebalancing across multiple CEXs and DEXs; and facilitating settlement of assets against several trading counterparties.
Preventative actions by spread adaptations and configuring conditions, pricing and exposure thresholds on algorithmic trading bots.
Monitoring closely client service level agreements are met and evaluating trading performance using internal, exchange and on-chain data.
Keeping track of the treasury, and liaising with the finance team on accounting for asset balances across operations.
Keeping track of and reporting technical and financial problems and providing support to the dev team for improvement.
Acting as a point of call internally on trading and market related insights.
Background and experience
1-2+ years of cryptocurrency trading experience across CEXes and DEXes either on a professional basis or with clear demonstrable evidence of trading a personal portfolio to a high level
Exposure to and an understanding of key tradfi asset classes e.g., options, futures, FX either from a previous role or educational background.
Competences and personality
Strong analytical ability
Fully comfortable with trading and order books
Able to act and to take decisions under pressure
Understanding of financial market structure
Strong attention to details
Adaptable and a strong team player
Basic coding skills or ability to review queries and code in SQL and at least basic working knowledge of Python.
Fluent in English
Our recruitment philosophy
We believe the most important aspect of our recruitment process is self-awareness: we are looking for people who have a clear understanding of themselves and what they are looking for in their professional career. That means that we expect to work with people who not only have the right skills, but who have also made the conscious decision to look for a company in our industry and with our characteristics. An ideal team members is assertive and collaborative at the same time and has strong drive to generate robust results in a sustainable way.
A competitive salary package, including benefits that you choose and manage according to your needs and those of your family (car/bike, meal vouchers, health insurance, 25 days off, etc.)
Complete autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely
The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence
A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural environment, with colleagues enjoying regular team building activities
Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.
As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance.