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BlockFi Lending // cryptoasset-backed USD loans to cryptoasset owners
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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What is BlockFi?

BlockFis mission is to provide liquidity, transparency & efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers & corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance & digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

About the Team & Role

  • Building the infrastructure for a global crypto-prime brokerage 
  • Conducting business analysis of existing processes
  • Process engineering to improve existing operational workflows & design new ones
  • Drafting functional requirements for vital operational infrastructure
  • Participating on Agile scrum teams as a product owner or SME
  • Collaborating across the organization to create new products
  • Be ready to do what is necessary to support a rapidly growing crypto firm

About You

  • 4 year degree in a technical field (comp sci, engineering, finance, etc), but an MS or MBA preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience in financial services
  • Experience with an investment bank, an online broker-dealer, and/or a prime-brokerage
  • Experience as a product manager in a financial services firm
  • Experience with Agile software development practices
  • Experience with Jira & Confluence
  • Experience with VBA, SQL, or similar high-level programming tools
  • A proven track record of taking financial service-focused projects from inception, endorsement, design, development, testing, & launch
  • Able to work flexibly & independently
  • Able to collaborate across the organization
  • Possess an inquisitive mind that can focus on the details but also encompass the big picture
  • Enthusiastic about crypto-currencies & the blockchain ecosystem

Experience with one or more of the following:

  • Margin & Collateral Management
  • Back-office clearance & settlement
  • Cash & Treasury Operations 
  • Trading support

Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. From raising over $100MM in debt & equity capital to helping thousands of clients (and growing!) do more with their crypto assets, we have established a dominant position as the debt & credit crypto market leader in the U.S. As we expand our product suite & geographic footprint, our addressable market will grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services & banking world, & we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth & expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto & are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans & the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets & regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $4.3MM of seed funding & $50MM in capital for funding loans
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, & C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, & Morgan Creek
  • We are moving quickly & have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute & capture customer demand

We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days
  • Employer paid health coverage (vision, dental, 401K)
  • Weekly lunch stipend
  • Work alongside an enthusiastic, collegial, & driven team in a highly meritocratic environment

To read more about our mission & values, check out our company website.

Above all, you should enjoy the journey. We, at BlockFi, genuinely like each other & enjoy the work we do - so should you!

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