WHY FPG IS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

With all our cutting edge solutions in a nascent, fast-moving technology industry, there’s never a dull moment.

We offer our clients the first consolidated product for trading across a vast selection of cryptocurrency markets, automated trade settlement, and securely custodying assets.

We invest in our people.

Learning is critical to our culture, the truth is we have to- our industry is new and exciting- there’s so much to absorb. We encourage our colleagues to pursue their own education - and we help fund it.

You’re part of something bigger.

We believe that blockchain and cryptocurrency are developing products that are shaping the future of finance. Our employees - and customers - benefit from contributing.

We don’t stop there. Check out these other perks:

  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance
  • Equity-heavy compensation packages
  • Access to our corporate sponsor box at Madison Square Garden
  • Remote friendly (and pet friendly) workplace
  • Paid time off
  • Catered lunch, daily
  • Stocked snack station
  • Learning Lunches

THE ROLE IN A NUTSHELL

 
The trading desk is an integral part of FPG's most important mission in 2021: become a recognizable and trustworthy brand in the institutional crypto markets.
 
We're looking for a motivated team member who can contribute to our efforts to maintain and expand a high level of service for our clients and help scale the operations of an institutional-grade trading desk. You will be responsible for operating all aspects of the trading desk and help drive revenue, growth and scalability across the business. Operational responsibilities also include agency trade execution, client service support, market research and analysis, and contributing to making FPG trading desk operations a world class service.

Reporting to the Director of Trading, the Trader will join a 24/7/365 global trading operation.
 
The hours of operations will be for 5 days a week, especially active during the weekends, from UTC 1:00 to 13:00 hours. Preferable time zones are GMT+8 (9:00 to 21:00 hours) or GMT+5:30 (6:30 to 18:30 hours). Open to discuss applications from other time zones as well. 

What you’ll be doing.

  • You’ll represent Floating Point Group (FPG) values and services to clients and prospects.
  • You'll execute market trades and customer order flow on an agency basis and monitor our algorithmic trades.
  • You’ll drive revenue growth and participate in sales and marketing meetings and events.
  • You'll engage in trade and settlement reporting, account management support, market analysis, research, among other responsibilities.
  • You'll maintain efficient and effective operating procedures for all of FPG's execution-based services.
  • You'll champion smooth operations of our trading desk through servicing FPG's clients and collaboration with our team.
  • You'll have dynamic days that involve working with data and people.
  • You'll partner with the team to build out enhanced strategies among many other initiatives.
  • You'll establish a deep understanding of FPG's services and execute a plan to even better serve the largest financial institutions around the world.
  • You'll work with our developers, strategists, traders, and founders to bring your thoughts for the trading desk from ideation to implementation.
Contact us if you have experience and relate with any of the following!
  • 1+ year of work experience at financial organization. Prior trading experience preferred.
  • You are experienced with back office operations
  • A problem solver with strong analytical skills. A believer in knowing and understanding the numbers behind a problem
  • You are very comfortable working with numbers, data and Excel. Coding experience is a plus.
  • You are experienced with back office operations.
  • You are organized and handle yourself well while working under pressure.
  • You are an excellent communicator and able to convey complex ideas succinctly.
  • You have excellent judgment and assess risk appropriately.
  • You value honesty, integrity and have the highest levels of dependability.
  • Ambitious. Hungry. Focused. That's how you would describe yourself.
  • You've been interested in working with an experienced team to thoughtfully bring a vision to life.
  • You have a track-record of making an impact. You are willing to take initiative and do whatever it takes to deliver and improve on our operations.
  • You know what's required for excellence and will be tenacious in your pursuit of it.
  • You are interested or you're an active or aspiring user of cryptocurrency / blockchain based products and nothing excites you more than having a chance to bring those products into the world.
  • You live by the mission of a more scalable, programmatic, and decentralized vision of the future of finance.

Is your experience close to what we’ve described but maybe you feel you’re missing a few of the requirements? We encourage you to apply anyway. We look for people with exceptional potential, and we know this can take many forms. We believe the highest performing teams include people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.

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