Junior Trader

Flowdesk is hiring!

About

Flowdesk is a technology and crypto financial services firm founded in 2020, operating globally and serving a wide range of clients across the globe. Flowdesk ambition is to become one of the major technology providers in the space while operating in a fully compliant and efficient manner.

To accomplish its vision of building the next iteration of finance, Flowdesk is scaling its operations and activities worldwide while offering a challenging and enjoyable working environment.

Flowdesk is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability

Job Description

A bright analytical mind in search for a cryptocurrency trading position. The Ideal candidate has an uncommon drive to learn and improve, an entrepreneurial spirit, and strong quantitative analysis skills.

Recent hires include people from fields such as Electrical Engineering, Statistics and Quantitative Finance.

As a Trader during the European market hours you have an opportunity to join a dynamic group of people focused on researching, interpreting, and capitalizing on crypto trading markets.

The ideal candidate for this position will be interested in learning how to apply their skills in a quantitative trading environment.

You should have a can-do attitude around supporting the team in various ways and be motivated by the chance to learn and work alongside a team of traders and technologists.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Trading strategies focused around market making, on the spot market.
  • Assist the sales team in developing execution strategy and define optimal liquidity to provide to clients.
  • Researching potential trading opportunities on centralized and decentralized exchanges.
  • Manage day-to-day crypto operations such as fund movements, transaction processing, reconciliations, settlements, loan tracking, account opening, P&L calculation and position management.
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

Preferred Experience

Skills and personality

  • Curious and autonomous
  • Excellent knowledge of financial markets and derivatives
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interest in combining technology and quantitative skills to solve problems
  • Highly motivated and results driven

Background and experience

  • University degree (MSc), preferably in Finance, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or related
  • 0-2y working experience
  • Trading experience within a global financial trading firm is a plus
  • Strong understanding of decentralized exchanges and decentralized finance.
  • Strong understanding of cryptocurrency concepts such as wallets, blockchains, smart contracts, stablecoins and airdrops required.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude and preference for working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong maths skills and critical thinking required
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral
  • Reliable and predictable availability required.

Recruitment Process

  • Preliminary phone call with our TAM
  • Technical interview with the Hiring Manager
  • Cultural interview with co-founders

Benefits:

  • Beautiful & well-positioned office in Paris near Place Clichy
  • Competitive salary and BSPCE
  • International environment (English is the main language) with cross border training possibilities; we are expanding our offices in Singapore and the US
  • 50% of transportation costs (public transport, bicycle, etc.) and a sustainable mobility agreement
  • Swile lunch voucher (€9.25 per day, 60% covered)
  • Extremely comprehensive health insurance - 100% of the contribution covered for you and your children
  • Top of the range equipment: Macbook, keyboard, laptop stand, 4K monitor & headphones
  • Team events and offsites
  • Coming soon : gym memberships, international mobility & lot of other cool benefits !

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75008)