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Junior Trader - Arbitrage and Market Making Desk
Posted on 7/12/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A strong passion for cryptocurrency and understanding of the solutions they provide
  • 2-4 years of trading and market making experience, preferably in the crypto markets
  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Physics or related degree
  • Proficient in at least one coding language preferably Python, any additional ones a plus
  • Should be able to independently formulate own opinions about cryptocurrency markets
  • Must be a quick learner who is comfortable with a face-paced environment. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are ambitious yet humble
  • Strong risk management skills and attention to detail
  • Deep Knowledge of cryptocurrencies and wallets preferred
  • Owner mentality - prepared to work outside the standard 9-5 and embrace the 24/7 global nature of the crypto markets. Weekend work may be required
  • Maintain existing arbitrage and market making strategies, identify new opportunities in the market and develop strategies of your own
  • Maximize PnL for the OTC group and help support other firm wide initiatives related to market making
  • Ensure risk is monitored and trading systems remain operational 24/7
  • Manage the relationship with any 3rd party software vendors
  • Analyze large sets of trading data to generate insights, find arbitrage opportunities, and implement strategies with changing market conditions
  • Rebalance crypto and FX exposure across various trading venues as necessary
  • Real-time risk, PnL and balances monitoring
  • Identify and formulate trading strategies; execute trades within define parameters
  • Work with other Kraken traders and developers to gain market knowledge and expertise

1,001-5,000 employees

Cryptocurrency exchange
Company Overview
Kraken's mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.
  • Competitive salary and equity plan
  • 401k contribution plan
  • Vacation & Generous PTO
  • Paid Tranings
Company Values
  • Remote Friendly: 90% of Krakenites work remotely, we believe people do their best work wherever they're happiest
  • Flexibility and Autonomy: We are highly results-focused vs. time-focused. We want you to work when and how you need to keep you at your most proactive.
  • Diversity: Our Team is spread across 60 countries. By joining Kraken you'll be part of a truly multicultural organization that values diversity and inclusion.
  • Kindness: From executive leadership onwards, we are committed to making Kraken a welcoming and respectful community.