Index Data Administration Analyst




About Kraken



Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!



As part of the expansion of CFBenchmarks we are seeking an Index Administration Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that the firms benchmarks are administered to the highest standards. This will involve working closely with the firm’s management, compliance and technology development functions. This role would allow the successful candidate to work in the heart of an integral part of the wider cryptocurrency ecosystem and drive data standards for the integration of cryptocurrency into the investment portfolios of institutions, corporations and individuals.



Responsibilities



    • Maintain and develop the firms Index Administration program of; Record Keeping,Index Metric Analysis, Consultation Management, and Report Production

    • Collaborate with the firms compliance functions to ensure that all regulatory requirements are met

    • Collaborate with the firms technology development team to ensure accurate documentation

    • Collaborate with the firms product development functions to ensure accurate documentation of methodologies and processes

    • Design and implement audit processes to ensure adherence to policies




Requirements



    • Very strong numeracy skills and an intuitive grasp of metrics and their composition

    • Strong understanding of statistical concepts

    • Strong written and graphical communication including an ability to articulate mathematical concepts

    • Ability to work with large data sets

    • Knowledge of cryptocurrency markets and financial concepts a plus

    • Experience gained within an index provider a plus

    • Good working knowledge of data software - EXCEL, SQL, Python




Personal Specification



    • Enjoys working with numbers and articulating what they represent

    • Driven and eager to learn

    • Ability to work independently and problem solve

    • Take the initiative in kicking off projects to fulfill requirements

    • Would suit a someone seeking a longer term career in product development and design




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