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Crypto Research Analyst: DeFi Specialist

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Toronto, Canada
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The Role


Coinchange is looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our team and help us with our mission of empowering everyone to improve their financial well-being with DeFi instruments. We are creating a world where monetary inflation is mitigated by modern digital finance instruments now available to all.

Reporting directly to the CEO, you will work in close collaboration with our engineering, design & marketing teams to evolve the product. You will be responsible for assisting with the product vision & strategy on the convergence of design & engineering efforts in a dynamic agile environment. Your vision of the product will be critical to its development and delivery for our growing list of high-profile customers. You will be responsible for perfecting our web & mobile apps, as well as working along with our quant trading dev department to seamlessly integrate their financial models into the product framework.

We're looking for someone with a strong tech background with an understanding of the economics and dynamics of our business and the market. Somebody ambitious who can confidently learn without shying from tight deadlines or complex problems. You should thrive in ambiguity, being able to take vague requirements and turn them into real applications with your own understanding of the user's needs.

About Coinchange

Coinchange is a consumer FinTech company that generates yield for clients through blockchain based financial instruments

We provide access to risk-adjusted yield in a new financial market through data insights, complex modelling and smart execution. As an early mover in the space, we spent two years developing, designing and solving difficult problems before bringing our proprietary asset management platform to market.

Our platform is now live, onboarding users and earning returns.


Your responsibilities

  • You'll develop market-leading expertise on DeFi, smart contract risk, protocol financial risk, and on individual crypto assets and dapps, including Uniswap, Aave, and other DeFi-specifc blockchains and dapps.
  • You'll help educate Coinchange clients about DeFi, producing in-depth research papers, quarterly reports, fact sheets, articles, and daily commentary on the space.
  • You'll research and evaluate different DeFi protocols
  • You'll dive deeper into our current protocols, understanding the underlying risks associated with each protocol
  • You'll develop an understanding of the tokenomics and financial structure behind each protocol to gauge its viability long term
  • You'll assist with other activities of the research team. You will wear many hats, contribute to many projects, and adapt to the needs of a growing organization.
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving, and computer skills with an emphasis on quantitative analysis
  • Ability to think through complex problems and effectively communicate problems and potential solutions
  • Curiosity for understanding why and how the markets work
  • Knowledge of DeFi, yield farming, dapps, and staking is prefered
  • You are a great communicator and a clear thinker. You can convey complex narratives and details in an accurate and coherent manner that can be understood by a general audience
  • Demonstrated experience and a passion for cryptocurrencies, particularly in DeFi, assessing risk, and other facets specific to the digital asset space is preferred but not required
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role, specifically in financial services, investment management, or crypto research & ideally as an analyst, strategist, or specialist.

This is you

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role, specifically in financial services, investment management, or crypto research & ideally as an analyst, strategist, or specialist.
  • Demonstrated experience and a passion for cryptocurrencies, particularly in DeFi, assessing risk, and other facets specific to the digital asset space is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of DeFi, yield farming, dapps, and staking is prefered
  • Curiosity for understanding why and how the markets work
  • Ability to think through complex problems and effectively communicate problems and potential solutions
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving, and computer skills with an emphasis on quantitative analysis
    You are a great communicator and a clear thinker. You can convey complex narratives and details in an accurate and coherent manner that can be understood by a general audienc
    You are a great communicator and a clear thinker. You can convey complex narratives and details in an accurate and coherent manner that can be understood by a general audience.☯

About the company

Founded in 2018, Coinchange is a digital asset management company that merges services of traditional finance with digital currencies and assets in a safe, convenient and profitable way. Learn more at coinchange.io

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