Associate, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery


New York, NY, USA Remote

Full Time


Feb 18

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 – Associate, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

The Associate for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery(“BC/DR”), part of Genesis Enterprise Risk Management program, will be responsible for the execution of BC/DR processes and reports to the VP, Enterprise and Business Risk.

BC/DR identifies, measures, monitors and reports risks and exposures to Genesis by applicable external organizations through; Onboarding (Risk Assessments), Monitoring, Offboarding and Reporting.

This role includes oversight and execution of BC/DR including managing internal stakeholder relationships, and overall program reporting in relation to the Risk Management Framework, Third Party Risk Management Framework and Business Continuity Policy. In addition, the Associate BC/DR, will be responsible for overseeing the creation and implementation of Business Impact Assessments and Business Continuity Plans for appropriate risk identification, risk mitigation and issue management across internal and external stakeholders. The candidate should have a strong financial industry background in operational, security and/or technology risk and a deep understanding of BC/DR assessments, plans and risk related methodologies


  • Provide subject matter expertise for Business Resiliency scope and implementation, including Business Impact Assessments and Business Continuity Plans methodologies and best practices across Genesis entities and jurisdictions for department heads
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective collaboration to identify, measure, monitor and manage BC/DR risks and controls
  • Review completed BIAs and BCPs and ensure quality of work performed with other analysts
  • Oversee risk-based analysis such as communication of identified risks to key stakeholders, organizing remediation action plans, and track and monitor identified BC/DR risks to closure
  • Assist in the creation and development of a BC/DR toolset across resiliency-related documentation (BIA's, plans, test, scope and results, metrics and reporting, etc.)
  • Guide BC/DR coordinators and business managers to document BIA and BCP
  • Partner with department heads to implement robust resiliency solutions and plans
  • Validate resiliency solutions and plans have been adequately tested during annual exercises.
  • Provide Quality Assurance on documentation to verify that plan strategies are sufficiently implemented.
  • Escalate unresolved issues or findings impacting Genesis business to management including recommendation to pursue services level remedies where appropriate
  • Maintain an up to date understanding of emerging risk related information to contribute to the continuous improvement of the BC/DR program.
  • Assist with audit and regulatory examinations as needed across BC/DR

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced in Microsoft suite, including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience with BC/DR tools and risk management solutions
  • Experience with GRC systems and tools (LogicGate)
  • Experience with data analytics, and data visualizations tools (a plus)


  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Risk Management, Technology or Security or other related area
  • 3-5 years of experience in Security, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, Operational Resiliency, Risk Management, Operations, Auditing, Consulting or equivalent
  • 3+ years of direct work experience in Security, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery, Operational Resiliency, Risk Management, or financial services industries
  • Possess an understanding of the business resiliency planning cycle including analysis, design,
  • implementation, validation, testing, problem resolution
  • Expertise and knowledge of regulatory requirements regarding Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for Financial Institutions including, including experience working with regulators (SEC, FINRA, FCA, MAS)
  • Knowledge of Broker Dealers, Financial Holding Companies, Exchanges and other types of financial institutions
  • Knowledge of Best Practice COSO, FFIEC, and ISO 22301

Personal Attributes:

  • A high degree of integrity, professionalism, and capacity to excel in a cohesive team environment
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to multitask and quickly adapt to changing ne eds and demands
  • Excels at analysis, problem solving and strategic alignment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization, including senior management


  • 100% Premium Coverage for Medical, Dental, & Vision for you and your dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Tax-Free Transit benefits, & other supplemental benefits available
  • Flexible time off
  • Generous Parental Leave

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:

→ 300%+ Y/Y trading volume growth

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth

→ 150%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth

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.


Work with us at the forefront of digitally-native finance.

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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.