VP, Quant Developer - Risk Engineering

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 175,000-200,000 Annually
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Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with global across North America, Europe and Asia.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxy.com.

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Who You Are:

The Risk Engineering team plays a critical role in supporting the Risk Management function across all lines of business at Galaxy, including proprietary trading, asset management, market making, among others. As the company expands its footprint in the Digital Assets market, our team is also growing in breadth and depth by developing new models, processes and applications, primarily using the Beacon Platform.
You will be joining a fast-paced group of quants and engineers engaged in a broad range of projects, working closely with the Risk Management, Finance, Operations and Trading teams and other internal stakeholders, primarily in Cryptocurrencies but also the broader DeFi and Web 3.0 ecosystem as well as TradFi. In an entrepreneurial environment, you will leverage your experience across multiple ongoing initiatives as well as create and drive your own and help shape the overall direction for the team and the businesses we serve.
As there are currently multiple open positions, candidates with different backgrounds, specific interests and levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work on design, development and implementation of new and existing quantitative models, processes and applications
  • Work closely with risk, finance and business partners to understand their needs and architect appropriate solutions
  • Build, extend and maintain frameworks to ensure our systems are ever more resilient, efficient and adaptable in a fast-changing market and a fast-growing company
  • Work with the broader engineering team towards building world-class enterprise solutions
  • Write and maintain high-quality code and documentation and work with Model Risk Management to ensure it conforms to the high standards required in a regulated financial institution

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Quant and / or Engineering role at a financial institution
  • Degree in computer science, engineering, physics, or another quantitative subject
  • Proficiency in Python required
  • Familiarity with Beacon Platform, SecDb, Athena or Quartz a strong plus
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey technical topics to a diverse audience

Bonus Points: 

  • Familiarity with Digital Assets and DeFi
  • Experience with SQL, relational, and non-relational databases

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity compensation
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range

$175,000$200,000 USD

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]

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