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Market Operations Associate

  • Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Market Operations

Job description

About Quidax

We are a crypto startup, and we are passionate about connecting people to an alternative financial system. At the core we believe that innovation in money didn’t end with dollars, pounds and money as we know it today, there has to be something that pushes us as a race forward. We are betting it’s crypto because we’ve seen how it connects the world together and makes the world significantly smaller financially. 

Our mission is to make it insanely simple for people to access & experience crypto products.

Our vision is to create a world where sending money and value around the globe is as easy as sending a text message, and we believe this future is going to be brought to you, courtesy of digital currencies.

We always and strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and identities to apply. With each new hire, we look to diversify, strengthen our team, and be more purposeful about building our culture. On the other hand, we look to give you the opportunity to grow, do the most impactful work of your life tackling problems that matter while being happy doing it.

About You

We are looking for someone who would be involved in supporting the day-to-day activities of the Retail business for Quidax- the crypto currency trading platform. This role provides you an opportunity to demonstrate your special set of skills and requires the highest level of professional excellence and competence.

About the job

We need a Market Operations Associate to support the objective of our market operations which oversees all Retail activities through exchange trading and liquidity, settlement, reporting and other operations. An associate whose primary responsibilities are to support all operations as assigned by the Portfolio Manager in order to ensure maximum profitability and operational efficiency.

What your day to day at Quidax might look like

  • Monitoring the exchange to ensure easy and seamless execution of all customers related trades.
  • Ensuring all market orders are loaded and report liquidity and all operational status as assigned by the Portfolio Manager
  • Monitoring all orderbook processes to ensure no loopholes leading to failed trades before customer success picks on it
  • Keeping daily trading blotter record of all Retail trades: Position and P&L
  • Working closely with data analysts to provide useful data points in support of Market Operations
  • Working closely with Treasury for timely market discovery and rate trending

Job requirements

What you need to have:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Trading Financial markets instruments (Currencies, Commodities or Fixed Income). Crypto trading experience provides an edge.

  • 3 years technical trading experience in Crypto or Financial instruments.

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • CFA/ACI or its equivalent.

  • Experience working for a Crypto Exchange.

  • Experience in order book trading.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working for a Crypto Exchange.

  • Experience in Orderbook Trading.

  • Experience in a Traditional Finance/Banking Environment

Our core values are:
Simplicity: as the sign of great understanding and empathy

People: investing in our people and making the work experience and remarkable one

Integrity: being true & honest; to ourselves and those counting on us

Customers: realise the reason we exist is because they exist, and we love and respect them

Excellence: doing things in a first-class way, going above and beyond

Discipline: leadership and doing what you say you would, no matter how we feel.

Some perks of being a Quidaxian: 

  • An inclusive culture where we are always looking for improvement and cherish your input. 🙋‍♀️
  • Sweet compensation package, including bonus when the company hits its goals for the year with management's discretion. 🤑
  • Unlimited PTO (Paid Time off). 🥳
  • Generous Parental Leave. 👶
  • HMO. 👨‍⚕️
  • Health & wellness check-ups annually.
  • Offsite team retreat. 🌴

How to apply

Please send an application tailored to the role that speaks to us. Many people send in bland generic applications and it is easy and very helpful to stand out, especially when someone has been going through 100 applications. Endeavour to make your application the breath of fresh air. We appreciate great writing. Take the time to put your application together.

What our hiring process looks like

It’s a 3-step quick process!

✅ Intro call with the recruiter

✅ 1hr call with the hiring team lead

✅ 45mins culture fit interview

If you want to find out more about what life at Quidax is visit Quidax Bio.

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