Risk Associate/VP, Ventures

  • Galaxy Digital
  • New York, NY
  • May 09, 2022
Full time AML Compliance

Job Description

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 multiple synergistic business lines: Trading, Asset Management (passive and active strategies), Principal Investments,  Investment Banking Services, and Mining. 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 offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands (registered office), and New Jersey.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxydigital.io.

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.

About You

Galaxy manages a diverse portfolio of largely private investments across the digital assets industry. Our venture portfolio invests in traditionally structured companies as well as in those building digital asset networks powered and capitalized by tokens. Our investment objective is to identify, invest in, and support category-defining companies and networks that we anticipate will grow the cryptoeconomy and shape the adoption of the ecosystem.

Candidate sought for risk manager role within Galaxy's risk management team. The candidate should have prior work experience in risk management and deep knowledge of digital assets. Your role is to collaborate with portfolio managers on portfolio construction, investment and risk analysis and ensure that the CRO and senior management is informed of the risks.

On a given day at Galaxy, you will:

  • Collaborate with CRO and Risk managers to establish risk management framework for Galaxy’s Venture Books
  • Identify, measure, and manage market and operational risks across Galaxy’s multiple business lines
  • Leverage on-chain information to enable data driven decision making and risk management
  • Build tools to extract information from DeFi protocols
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of systems to calculate risk metrics
  • Communicate with risk takers to assess positions and volatility
  • Produce risk reports for risk takers, risk managers and senior management
  • Analyze, assess, visualize, and report risks to CRO and senior management
  • Monitor risks across multiple time zones

You’ve worked hard for:

  • 2+ years of experience (finance or development)
  • Deep knowledge of Digital Assets and DeFi
  • Degree in finance, computer science or other quantitative subjects
  • Experience in Python, SQL, Excel and Tableau
  • Good communication skills and is a critical thinker

You rock at:

  • Experience with financial data and processes
  • Knowledge of market

Here are some of the industry-leading benefits of working at Galaxy:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employees, partners and dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off (paid)
  • Hybrid/Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks and weekly lunches
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Annual charitable giving match
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger

*Benefits may vary based on location

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 careers@galaxydigital.io.