Market Analyst

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Bitstamp is the original Cryptocurrency Exchange

Since 2011 when we started in a garage with just two laptops and some big ideas, we have been at the forefront of the crypto industry, driving innovation and ensuring that above all else we are human in our approach, trusted by our customers and, with an unwavering belief in blockchain technology, providing secure and innovative access to crypto to all corners of the world

Our success has been always about the amazing ideas, talent and passion of our people and the disruption we have created together on our crazy crypto journey
We are growing faster than ever, creating opportunities where we find the best people and always looking for the next bunch of crypto-curious thinkers and individuals who want to make the next difference

If you are fascinated by trading and the ebbs and flows of Exchange Order Book activity, then this opportunity is for you! The Market Surveillance team, an integral part of the Data Intelligence department, works at the heart of the Exchange
Its role is to understand market behavior, keep clients safe from manipulation and ensure that Bitstamp’s Market Integrity is not compromised
With a keen eye on evolving regulation, we take a data driven approach to providing insights into changing patterns of trading activity through advanced statistical methods
We are looking for Junior and Senior Associates with a keen interest in trading, compliance, good communication skills and a structured approach to analysis
We expect solid knowledge of MySQL and experience from working with visualization tools
Some understanding of Institutional and Algorithmic trading practices would be a distinct advantage in the role
We offer personal and professional development options, team buildings, comprehensive benefits, and an environment that appreciates fresh ideas and creative problem solving

As part of the team, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the entire organization as well as the crypto market situation & outlook and be well positioned to grow professionally!

What you’ll do

  • Analysing markets, order book and trade activity, fund flows and behaviour
  • Working closely with a Market Order Book replay tool to either corroborate suspicious alert triggers or determine whether mitigating factors exist
  • Aiding social media and customer support representatives to improve fact-based responses to client queries
  • Providing expertise on rules of Order book interaction and market microstructure
  • Keeping up to date with global regulatory developments around market manipulation and insider trading
  • Providing data intelligence to support investigation of suspicious activities highlighted by manipulation detection alerts
  • Working hand in hand with Compliance regional teams and a Global Compliance Ops team filing reports and responding to regulator’s queries
  • Provide insights into Institutional and Algorithmic trading practices

On day one you’ll bring

  • Very good knowledge of MySQL or similar
  • An understanding of trading terminology
  • An interest of Exchange Order Book operations
  • Capacity to work and deliver either independently or as a part of a smaller, diverse team
  • Great attention to details and preciseness in day-to-day work
  • Ability to process, visualize and interpret data
  • Active knowledge of English

We’ll love it even more if you have

  • Knowledge of financial or crypto markets
  • Knowledge of Tableau or another interactive data intelligence tool

You will fit right in at Bitstamp if you are

  • A Self-solver – you are resourceful and seek solutions through collaboration
  • Resilient – show adaptability, be a pro-juggler and have the ability to move fast
  • Visionary – imagine what is possible and have the courage to take risks that will drive our business forward

The benefits of Life at Bitstamp

  • A truly flexible working environment and an ability to work where you are most productive
    Sometimes at work, sometimes at home, sometimes on the move
  • Access to great technology
  • Generous home office allowances on joining to help set up your home space
  • Long term employment, training and development opportunities, great company culture
  • Competitive benefit programs developing for each market
  • Industry mentors, and opportunities to develop and learn from others
  • Internal Gaming Tournaments and regular collaboration events
  • Bitstamp Cares 💚
    The communities which are important to our people are important to us, and we are active in our support and celebrations
  • A VERY pet friendly office culture
    We love animals (actually are kind of crazy for them) and celebrate the love and companionship they share with us
    Please bring them with you to work (seriously)
  • Delicious breakfast, fresh fruit, snacks, coffee, tea, full fridge of beverages and ice cream in collaboration hubs

Our Story

Bitstampers are truly passionate about bringing cryptocurrency to the mainstream and championing independent investing with life changing potential

We are proud to be leading the way in creating access to this next generation of finance and have become the world’s longest-running cryptocurrency exchange by driving innovation and ensuring that we are, above all else, human in our approach, trusted by our customers and, with an unwavering belief in blockchain technology, always strive to provide secure and innovative crypto access to all corners of the world

This doesn’t happen by chance, and we believe our success has come from our belief in the power of being different and finding people who want to explore together, create together and support each other’s growth

We have already achieved so much, and have our sights set firmly on our future
Come join in our revolution and be part of the Bitstamp story

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