About TradeBlock
TradeBlock is a wholly owned subsidiary of CoinDesk, servicing financial firms with crypto currency trading technology, institutional-grade market data, as well as blockchain data and analytics. We are a technology company focused on building the future of finance by developing robust data infrastructure for blockchain networks and crypto markets.

We are looking for candidates excited to shape this future by contributing to the crypto and blockchain industries through an industry-leading firm. This full-time role offers a competitive base salary, comprehensive medical/dental/vision benefits, flexible time-off and a rewarding work environment rooted in The CoinDesk way.


  • Serve as the main point of contact for resolving internal users IT issues. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to workstations (onsite and remote), SaaS applications and vendors, and all IT related needs.
  • Manage internal compliance controls and tools related to IT asset management, endpoint protection, identity management, role-based access control, data-loss prevention and entitlement review.
  • Diligently follow SOC 2 playbooks/protocol related to IT operations and support regular compliance audits.
  • Partner with TradeBlock’s Security Committee to ensure that security controls and processes are always enforced and improved throughout the organization.
  • Collaborate with People team and maintain responsibility as it relates to hardware/equipment for employee onboarding & off-boarding: order, initialize and configure workstations, activate and deactivate accounts as needed, and document and automate these processes on an on-going basis.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date IT-related documentation.
  • Maintain vendor contracts and relationships.
  • Work with managers and users to identify IT pain points and project needs.
  • Respond to client and auditor requests for information regarding our IT environment and processes.
  • Provide white glove support to growing and distributed population of high-growth Fintech product organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field (preferred) or equivalent related work experience.
  • 2+ years experience managing IT functions (start-up / fintech experience a plus).
  • Strong experience troubleshooting Windows and Mac devices, familiarity with Linux is a plus
  • Experience with workstations management tools.
  • Expertise administering SaaS applications, such as Office suites, video communications, internal communications, etc.
  • Experience working in an environment with operational standards and controls. 
  • Experience working in a SOC 2 compliant environment strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with IAM within AWS.
  • Experience with workstation scripting (Bash/Powershell).
  • Collaborative and flexible communication style, with strong team player approach and customer-service focus.
  • Detail-oriented, with an ability to prioritize and work under pressure on time-sensitive tasks.



In an effort to attract, retain, develop and promote the most qualified individuals, CoinDesk is committed to treating all applicants and employees in a nondiscriminatory manner with respect to the terms and conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status/service, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This mandate governs all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, promotion, training, education, social and recreation programs, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits.

For more information on our DEI initiatives, please visit: https://www.coindesk.com/dei/.


CoinDesk is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail to accomodations@coindesk.com and let us know the nature of your request.


COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office. However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case by case basis. (edited) 

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