Surveillance Lead, Compliance

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About us:Founded in 2013, GSR is a crypto market maker with more than 250 employees in 5 countries. We provide billions of dollars of liquidity to cryptocurrency protocols and exchanges on a daily basis. We build long-term relationships with cryptocurrency communities and traditional investors by offering exceptional service, expertise and trading capabilities tailored to their specific needs.GSR works with token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and more than 60 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. In volatile markets we are a trusted partner to crypto native builders and to those exploring the industry for the first time. Our team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, Citadel, and Tower Research among others, has developed one of the world’s fastest and most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the digital asset markets. We have continuously improved our technology throughout our history, allowing for our clients to scale and execute their strategies with the highest level of efficiency.Working at GSR is an opportunity to be deeply embedded in every major sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Our rapidly growing team is seeking an experienced Surveillance Lead.  As the Lead, you will implement a  Surveillance Program, conduct real-time and post-trade market surveillance.  In addition, you will be responsible for reviewing alerts identifying/investigating anomalies and escalating potential violations.  The ideal candidate possesses exceptional analytical and communication skills needed for dealing with market participants regarding the activity under review. You should have experience managing a Surveillance Program, enjoy exploring datasets, problem solving, and be self-motivated. You will be based in the general area of NYC (US working hours), with the ability to travel as required.

Your profile:

    • 7+ years of prior trade/market surveillance or transaction monitoring experience at an Exchange, Financial Institution, FCM, or Broker Dealer.
    • Strong working knowledge and experience with establishing a Trade Surveillance Program for alert management, escalation and investigation. 
    • Ability to develop strategies for the detection of disruptive trading practices and financial threats, such as fraud, manipulation and potential money laundering.
    • Technical mindset to enhance the build-out and enhance a surveillance platform. 
    • Knowledge of the CFTC core principles, Broker Dealer requirements and/or trade practices of crypto exchanges. 
    • Experience in Compliance or Market Regulation preferred. 
    • Understanding of the Crypto ecosystem is a plus.

What we offer: A collaborative and transparent company culture founded on Integrity, Innovation and Performance.  Competitive Salary with two discretionary bonus’ payments a year. Benefits such as Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Retirement Planning, 30 days holiday and free lunches when in the office. Hybrid working pattern in all of our offices from London, New York, Singapore, Zug and Malaga.Regular Town Halls and off-sites, team lunches and drinks. A Corporate and Social Responsibility program as well as charity fundraising matching and volunteer days.   Immigration and relocation support where required.GSR is proudly an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon any applicable legally protected characteristics such as race, religion, colour, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or age. We operate a meritocracy, all aspects of people engagement from the decision to hire or promote as well as our performance management process will be based on the business needs and individual merit, competence in the role. Learn more about us at .