Risk Product Manager

Genesis

New York, NY, USA

Full Time

Jan 8

About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.


Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.


About This Role – Risk Product Manager

Genesis Trading is seeking a Risk Product Manager with a strong background in technology product design and delivery of risk platforms for institutional trading. The Risk Product Manager will report to the Head of Product and work collectively with business stakeholders to create technology requirements for the Genesis Prime Brokerage business. Experience with SDLC within rapid, iterative development cycles strongly preferred.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Risk Management Platform design and build coordination with Risk and Engineering teams
  • Requirements gathering for large and small engineering initiatives
  • Work with Engineering and Quality Assurance to review all requirements
  • Assist Quality Assurance with acceptance testing of requirements
  • Assist Technology Operations with troubleshooting and analysis of production issues


Requirements

  • B.S. degree in computer science or related area (M.S. degree preferred)
  • 3+ Years development experience in digital currencies, FX, or other capital markets environment
  • Strong knowledge of risk management platforms for multi-asset class trading
  • Strong knowledge of requirement gathering processes
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC processes involving multiple engineering efforts
  • Strong ability to manage large scale development efforts from a product perspective
  • Experience with VAR and / or SPAN models and cross margining frameworks
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases preferred
  • Experience with scripting languages including Python preferred


Personal Attributes

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter yet knows when to ask for help and works great in a team
  • Strives to simultaneously achieve high-velocity and high-quality output
  • Willingness and ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Thrives in a dynamic and high-pressured environment
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills


Benefits

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental and FSA benefits
  • Flexible time off


Why Genesis

Genesis is dedicated to creating best-in-class infrastructure for institutional investors, developing advanced products that lower barriers, increase profitability and broaden access. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms, and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography and cybersecurity.


Digital Asset Ecosystem

Genesis operates at the heart of the digital asset ecosystem:

→ We are a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain space.

→ We have an unparalleled global network at the intersection of data, finance and technology.


Accelerating Momentum

Our addressable market is expanding rapidly as new institutional investors enter the space. Recent results include:

→ 400%+ Y/Y trading volume growth to $20.7 billion in trades

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth to $19 billion in originations

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth to $3.9 billion in active loans outstanding

→ 400%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth to $5.9 billion in transactions


Diversity And Inclusion

Genesis invests in creating a welcoming environment where everyone can feel supported and connected at work.

→ We help employees develop a deep understanding of the problems we’re trying to solve.

→ We thrive on ideas driven by a broad range of perspectives.

→ We believe diverse teams lead to better products and bigger outcomes.


Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets, facilitating billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis.