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 three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. 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 global across North America, Europe and Asia.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxy.com.

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.

Who You Are:

The Legal & Compliance Director will be a Compliance Officer of both the Swap Dealer and the Commodity Pool Operator/Commodity Trade Advisor and will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and developing Galaxy’s related compliance program for the relevant activities. Both the swap dealer and the CPO/CTA are both direct subsidiaries of Galaxy Digital L.P. and both entities sit within the sales and trading team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be responsible for Galaxy’s CFTC compliance programs, covering swap activities and any related activities to the CPO/CTA.
  • Provide advisory coverage to the swap dealer and CPO/CTA including sales and trading activity in the U.S. offices, other relevant global jurisdiction and any branch offices.
  • Evaluate new products, programs, services and business initiatives to ensure compliance issues are identified and addressed.
  • Serve as a point of contact and manage relationships with the regulators (e.g. the NFA) with regards to swap dealer and CPO/CTA examinations, inquiries, and issues.
  • Help prepare both the CFTC annual report with regards to swap dealer’s compliance and the necessary filings regarding the CPO/CTA.
  • Identify, investigate and remediate weaknesses in relevant policies, procedures, systems and training.
  • Focus on developing supervisory procedures that manage potential conflicts of interest across the firm’s business lines.
  • Laisse with other teams within Galaxy, such as Legal, Finance, Risk, Operations, and IT to ensure compliance with applicable requirements.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A minimum of 7 years of legal or compliance experience/background preferably with a U.S. sell-side firm.
  • Strong product knowledge and regulatory experience within the OTC derivatives and swap dealer businesses.
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation and execution of swap dealer compliance program at a registered swap dealer.
  • JD or MBA degree.

Bonus Points: 

  • Knowledge of the regulatory treatment of digital assets.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range
$225,000$275,000 USD

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@galaxy.com. 

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