VP, Technology Operations

Company: Genesis
Location: Walton, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.JUN.2021

Summary

About Genesis Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trad...

Description

About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis, including over $45 billion in 2020. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC's, market makers and exchanges.

Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.

About This Role - VP, Technology Operations

Genesis Trading is a seeking a VP, Technology Operations to manage and scale technology operations across the firm's proprietary engineering efforts. The VP, Technology Operations will have a strong infrastructure background, preferably in a trading environment. The VP, Technology Operations will have an excellent understanding of infrastructure technologies including cloud-based computing, and networking protocols, in addition to technology governance implementation through structured processes and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead DevOps and Network Engineers aligned with trading and custody infrastructure
  • Facilitate design and implementation of scalable computing and networking architectures
  • Implement technology governance methodologies through structured controls and processes
  • Design and implement change control with segregation of duties and logging structures
  • Implement support structure to monitor alerting mechanisms within a follow-the-sun model


Requirements
  • B.S. degree in computer science or related area (M.S. degree preferred)
  • 7+ years infrastructure experience in digital currencies, FX, or other capital markets
  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud
  • Strong knowledge of continuous integration and deployment with industry standard tooling
  • Strong knowledge of Kubernetes Clustering and Docker containers
  • Strong understanding of relational and time series databases
  • Strong understanding of network concepts (switches, firewalls, load balancers, intrusion
  • detection)
  • Strong understanding of logging, monitoring, and alerting tools
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience with SDLC processes


Personal Attributes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter yet knows when to ask for help and works great in a team
  • Strives to simultaneously achieve high-velocity and high-quality output
  • Willingness and ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Thrives in a dynamic and high-pressured environment
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills


Benefits
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental and FSA benefits
  • Flexible time off

Why Genesis

Genesis is dedicated to creating best-in-class infrastructure for institutional investors, developing advanced products that lower barriers, increase profitability and broaden access. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms, and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography and cybersecurity.

Digital Asset Ecosystem

Genesis operates at the heart of the digital asset ecosystem

→ We are a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain space.

→ We are the exclusive distribution and marketing agent for Grayscale Investments, the largest digital currency asset manager with over $40 billion in assets under management.

→ We have an unparalleled global network at the intersection of data, finance and technology.

Accelerating Momentum

Our addressable market is expanding rapidly as new institutional investors enter the space. Recent results include

→ 400%+ Y/Y trading volume growth to $20.7 billion in trades

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth to $19 billion in originations

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth to $3.9 billion in active loans outstanding

→ 400%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth to $5.9 billion in transactions

Diversity And Inclusion

Genesis invests in creating a welcoming environment where everyone can feel supported and connected at work.

→ We help employees develop a deep understanding of the problems we're trying to solve.

→ We thrive on ideas driven by a broad range of perspectives.

→ We believe diverse teams lead to better products and bigger outcomes.

Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
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