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Risk Officer

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, HaarlemTrade

Job description

BOTS is on a mission to make wealth possible for everyone on all continents of the world. With the BOTS app, we provide a global reliable source of income by bringing people, technology, fun and innovation together in one app that transforms the financial sector and society. BOTS is rapidly expanding internally and internationally. To continue on this growth trajectory, the team is on the lookout for an incredible Trading Risk Officer. Are you up for the challenge?

Since the BOTS trading desk has grown about 33% in the last couple of months, we’re working on best practices in the team. We do a variety of things, all within the crypto market (for now); market making, on chain analytics, smart contract routing, liquidity providing, dynamic hedging and running crypto prop strategies.
To set the department up for success, to keep it scalable and to mitigate or eliminate losses, we’re looking to implement the best risk management frameworks to detect, track and manage trading-related risks for the company.

About the role:

In this role you will get the chance to help shape the future of the BOTS trading department. You will work next to the Head of Trading and take responsibility for managing trading-related risks for the company. To do so you will implement the appropriate risk frameworks and make sure they are used correctly. You’ll manage the implementation of tools to automate risk management and help the company make best use of it.
Since the crypto and DeFi atmospheres are still very much developing, you will be up to date about newest and upcoming regulations and best-practices and help BOTS manoeuvre in this field.
To perform best in this role, both a trading, finance - and a legal background will be required as well as strong interpersonal skills.

Job requirements

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Act as a counterparty, a sparringspartner and an advisor to the Head of Trading to balance out the optimal risk reward ratios;

  • Designing and implementing strategic adjustments to our risk policy and limits;

  • Ensuring adherence to our risk policy and work together with our Trading Team;

  • Analysing the trading strategies and managing their risk exposure;

  • Advise the board on strategies in line with the established risk appetite;

  • Create, implement and manage risk frameworks;

  • Create, implement and manage risk management tools;

  • Collaborate closely with Traders in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of our risk exposure and trading practices;

  • Stay on top of current industry-, technology- and regulatory trends;


We are looking for:

  • Professional trading and finance experience

  • Experience with crypto and/or DeFi are considered a plus

  • Experience with advisory roles on executive level

  • Knowledge of financial regulation and legal expertise

  • Highly adaptable and comfortable with high levels of ambiguity

  • Able to work independently, proactive and trustworthy

  • Fluent English is required, any other languages are considered a plus

  • Hands-on mentality, willing to roll your sleeves up

  • Be excited to work in a company where no day will ever be the same.


Benefits

  • 25 vacation days per year

  • Room for your personal development to learn and discover a lot, with a focus on craftsmanship

  • A lot of independence, responsibility and room for initiative

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • Pension Plan

  • An annual Learning and Development budget

  • A monthly budget via YourCampus

  • Informal, flexible and inspiring working environment

  • International, diverse and fun team

  • Regular company events (Friday drinks, sport events, company lunches, etc.)

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