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Compliance Lead, Market Surveillance

Company: OKX Ventures
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:

At OKX, we believe our future is reshaped with technology.
Founded in 2017, OKX is one of the world's leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges. OKX innovatively adopted blockchain technology to reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 20 million users in over 180 countries globally, OKX strives to provide an engaging platform that empowers every individual to explore the world of crypto. In addition to its world-class DeFi exchange, OKX serves its users with OKX insights, a research arm that is at the cutting edge of the latest trends in the cryptocurrency industry. With its extensive range of crypto products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX's vision is a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.
We invest in our people as much as we invest in the technology. We are united by our engaging culture, here we win as a team, embrace changes, and do the right thing. We are committed to creating a friendly, rewarding and diverse environment for OKers. It doesn't matter where you come from, everyone feels valued here, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive - we want to bring out the best in you.

About the Team:
The Compliance function at OKX is responsible for the overall compliance culture at the company. We're a team of risk-minded problem solvers who advise the business on the company's regulatory obligations and enterprise risk.
About the Opportunity:
The successful candidate will have prior market surveillance or trading experience in the financial services industry. You'll work closely with our other compliance team members to develop a market surveillance program, monitor alerts, rule development and adjustment, and specific event triggers to drive sophisticated customer transaction profiling and review.
At your core, you'll thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, process-driven environment and be able to adapt and adjust plans on-the-fly. You must also have strong prioritization skills and willingness to roll up your sleeves to get the job done. Most importantly, you'll drive results and significantly grow and improve on our market surveillance capabilities.
What You'll be Doing:

  • Develop and enhance global market surveillance programs, controls and operational processes to prevent and detect insider dealing and market abuse.

  • Lead the Market Surveillance team in conducting day-to-day market surveillance on the exchange's trading platform.

  • Manage all aspects of market surveillance including designing and enhancing monitoring rules, and provides regular summary reports on market surveillance risks, updates, and status.

  • Review investigation reports from the Market Surveillance team and determine suspicious activity.

  • Strong regulatory knowledge and experience with regulatory requirements for market transparency and integrity.

  • Leverage data sets and analytical skills to design, deploy, tune, and optimize monitoring typologies and algos

  • Collaborate across Compliance, Product, Engineering, Data Science, Trading teams to identify market integrity risks and implement sound controls.

    What We Look For in You:

    • BA/BS in a related technical field or equivalent practical experience

    • At least 7+ years of experience in market surveillance, trading, or closely related field

    • Proficiency with trading products, e.g., spot, margin, options, perpetual swap, etc.

    • Strong interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on teamwork, initiative, and integrity

    • Comfort with working in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities simultaneously

      Nice to Haves:

      • Familiarity with commonly used crypto trade surveillance tool(s)

        Highlights of Perks and Benefits:

        • Market competitive total compensation package
        • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance (Company pays 100% for employee/80% for dependents)
        • 401K with company contribution
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Employee Referral Bonus Program paid in BTC
        • Company Donation Match
        • More surprises when you join!

          Thesalaryrange for this position is $160,000.00 to $239,000.00. The salary offered depends on a variety of factors, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. In addition to the salary, a performance bonus and long-term incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, as well as a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via OKX internal or external careers site.
          OKX is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Keywords: OKX Ventures, San Jose , Compliance Lead, Market Surveillance, Other , San Jose, California

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