RecruitBlock are recruiting a Director of Custody Operations for a leading digital asset trading platform on a mission to provide secure, reliable, regulated products & services to consumers and companies around the world.
As Director of Custody Operations, reporting into the C-level, you will manage the execution of the day-to-day maintenance of custody solutions, collaborating and communicating cross-functionally to ensure that clients assets are secure and that their liquidity needs are continuously met.
This is a unique opportunity to work at a market leading exchange and help deliver to its customers best-in-class security, whilst allowing them to have the trading opportunities and liquidity required.
✔ Senior Hire ✔ Cryptocurrency ✔ Market Leader
✔ Manage and execute the company’s day-to-day custody operations.
✔ Continuously ensure end-to-end operational process requirements are met.
✔ Manage custody / cold storage while mitigating security and financial risks.
✔ Develop novel security solutions to safeguard assets.
✔ Collaborate with external partners to improve points of potential failure and identify new partner opportunities.
✔ Actively participate in the development of custody related systems.
✔ Oversee the management of custody infrastructure, new asset support and system upgrades.
✔ Work cross-functionally with stakeholders in Engineering, Operations, Risk and BD.
✔ Manage hardware and software inventory used in custody processes.
✔ Identify and remediate potential operational custody issues before they materialise into issues.
✔ Support the liquidity management efforts, monitor various wallet balances, including balances required for regulatory reserves and the allocation of balances between platforms within the company’s custody infrastructure.
✔ Support responses to due diligence requests from the company’s prospective and existing clients, regulators and insurers.
✔ Manage relevant data and reporting for management team and risk committees.
✔ Proven experience within trading operations and crypto asset custody.
✔ Background in financial trading systems, software or digital security.
✔ Strong understanding of the crypto industry and its current evolution.
✔ Security, detail and quality focused mindset above all other concerns.
✔ Programming / engineering / developer experience or knowledge helpful.
✔ Able to work collaboratively with a diverse group of cross-functional stakeholders.
✔ Able to build and maintain relationships, identify needs in the market and come up with solutions to those needs.
✔ Wider knowledge and experience of DeFi, NFTs, DAOs advantageous.
✔ Strong motivation to grow and develop your career further in crypto.