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Opportunity

Decentral Park Capital is searching for a Crypto Trader to join the team and work directly with the Chief Investment Officer to build out the firm’s trading desk and infrastructure. This individual is experienced in proprietary trading and operating a trading desk or function, specifically in digital assets, F/X, or derivative products. We are looking for a Crypto Trader with 4+ years of trading experience who is passionate about digital assets and the opportunity to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment as a critical member of the team.

What you’ll do

Working directly with the Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager you will develop trading strategies (liquid token, derivatives, staking and yield farming), develop a best in class trading infrastructure and execution platform, and execute all firm trading. You will work with the Head of Research to develop sector views and execute across the entire spectrum of token assets to include short term store of value opportunities to longer term alternative token strategies. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Identify and implement trading strategies to capture opportunity within the cryptocurrency markets (spot coins, derivatives, DeFi)
  • Develop, deploy & manage market making algorithms for cryptocurrencies
  • Manage execution of trades for Decentral Park’s portfolios across many liquidity sources, using your trading skills to minimize market impact
  • Demonstrate exceptional proficiency in managing portfolio risk
  • Develop and share a deep understanding of market-structure, fundamental trends and regulatory considerations in the cryptocurrency markets
  • Execute on initiatives and key milestones. There are numerous opportunities to grow the business. You will collaborate with the team to prioritize those initiatives and ensure delivery against agreed upon milestones.
  • Work with analysts and researchers to develop models and create new strategies
  • Identify & react to market trends & opportunities
  • Execute & improve trading systems for implementing algorithmic crypto trades
  • Develop risk management protocols and frameworks
  • Work closely with firm leadership to identify and execute upon opportunities within the crypto trading space that enhances operational efficiency and processes
  • Research and develop low latency, HFT crypto strategies

About you

  • 3-6 years experience in electronic trading, with a focus on cryptocurrency (strong FX market making & systematic traders will be considered)
  • Strong knowledge of the digital asset space and desire to be at the forefront of crypto market development
  • Experience with multiple asset classes, including spot, futures, FX, and options
  • Ability to work with researchers & developers to collaborate on back-testing & running sims on trading strategies
  • Strong programming skills (Python, C++, and/or Solidity)
  • Strong technical skills with ability to use advanced technologies to deploy & manage trading strategies
  • Advanced degree with concentration on STEM, Quantitative educational background preferred
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure and work in a high paced environment
  • Profitable track record in the crypto trading space
  • Derivatives trading background strongly preferred
  • Self-started with the ability to work independently but within a team environment

Why join us now?

  • Decentral Park Capital is building a best in class digital asset platform and developing a reputation in the space for cutting edge research and thought leadership
  • You will be given the chance to shape and lead a core function on a rapidly scaling platform within an ecosystem that is undergoing innovation, expansion, and adoption
  • You will have the opportunity to work on a highly ambitious team that wants to have a lasting impact on the way we experience democratization the internet and information
  • You will work in an informal and friendly environment that is open to new initiatives and ideas
  • We work remotely and are internationally distributed, and grow together through various team building and offsite exercises

About us

Decentral Park Capital is a thematic, research-driven digital asset investment firm built by founders for founders innovating in Web 3.0. We apply a principled digital asset investment strategy and partner with founders to enable their token-based decentralized networks to scale globally.

Founder Founded, Founder Led, Founder Focus.

Decentral Park Capital was founded in 2017 by a team of three serial entrepreneurs and founders that continue to lead the firm as active general partners. Decentral Park’s team brings multi-dimensional experience. We have been working together for over 20 years and have extensive leadership experience across financial services, operating companies, investing, blockchain technology, and crypto assets. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that come from all corners of the globe that is ready to invest time and resources to ensure you will grow alongside us for the long-term.

How to Apply

Decentral Park Capital is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from everyone. Send a resume to .

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