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OTC Trader

  • New York
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Highly competitive

DeFi Recruitment has partnered with a crypto financial services firm founded in 2020. Our client operates globally and serves a wide range of clients with a variety of services including; OTC trading, market making, treasury management, and custody.

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

We are looking for a Weekend Trader in New York. You’ll have the opportunity to join a team focused on researching, interpreting, and capitalising on crypto trading markets (Wednesday through Sunday or Thursday to Monday).


  • Develop trading strategies around market-making, on spot markets and OTC.
  • Assist the Sales team in developing execution strategies with clients.
  • Define optimal liquidity to provide clients with.
  • Research potential trading opportunities on centralised & decentralised exchanges.
  • Help manage day-to-day crypto operations (fund movements, transaction processing, reconciliations, settlements, loan tracking, account opening, P&L calculation, position management, etc.).

Background and skills

  • University degree (MSc), preferably in Finance, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or related.
  • At least 2 years working experience in Trading (Crypto is not a must have)
  • Trading experience within a global financial trading firm is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of decentralised exchanges and decentralised finance.
  • Strong understanding of cryptocurrency concepts such as wallets, blockchains, smart contracts and stablecoins required.
  • Curious and autonomous
  • Highly motivated and results-driven
  • Strong maths and analytical skills
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Professional proficiency in English

For more information, please apply or email