Crypto Analyst

Remote

About Bitso

Bitso is Latin America’s leading cryptocurrency platform. Our goal is to evolve how we think about and use money. To achieve this, we provide individuals with fast, cheap, seamless and user-friendly financial services powered by blockchain technology. Cryptocurrency, our programmable money, does not rely on an intermediary to give it legitimacy or value. Instead, it is valuable because of the peer-to-peer technology that runs it. We think it’s time for the world to have an alternative form of currency.

We believe that we should all have the opportunity to use our money whenever we want it, and how we want it, without boundaries or schedules; we believe that we all have the right to access and use safe, fast, and efficient financial services that do not charge excessive fees and that suit the digital era we live in. We firmly believe in Blockchain technology and its use cases. We support financial innovation and everybody’s right to access new and beneficial technologies. Visit us at https://bitso.com/  

What we value:

  • Passion for Bitso’s mission
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, this is key!
  • Are passionate about cryptocurrencies and fintech.
  • Be inspired and energized by our values: Drive change, Be human, Embrace your freedom.
  • Rolling up your sleeves and getting things done. No task is insignificant.
  • Raising the quality bar and challenging others
  • Seeing opportunities when others see problems
  • Passion for working with a diverse group of people and different points of view
  • A collaborative spirit who gives thoughtful and constructive feedback
  • Making decisions guided by long-term company objectives
  • Setting ambitious goals, taking risks, and empowering others

Team & Role Description:

The person in this position will be in charge of researching the latest developments in crypto and working with the Crypto Strategy team to deliver comprehensive business cases and solutions to trends and events happening in the industry. We’re looking for someone that’s passionate about crypto, understands what’s happening in the industry, and has the ability to process information to connect the trends to Bitso’s business.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Bitso informed of the latest developments in crypto and communicate its potential impacts and benefits.
  • Derived from own research, develop comprehensive cases presenting the situation, potential impacts for Bitso, and possible tackling plans or solutions.
  • The business cases could be and are not limited to:
    • Interest bearing accounts
    • Atomic swaps
    • Liquidity mining
    • Tokenized securities
    • Payments and lightning
    • Dexes
    • Web3 wallets
    • NFTs
    • Staking
    • Layer 2 scaling (rollups and sidechains, state channels, plasma)
    • Eth2
    • Forks
    • New listings
  • Evaluate potential listings in Bitso and help the Crypto Strategy team pitch them to our product team.
  • Work closely with our product team to translate crypto opportunities into potential products.
  • Work with internal areas to bring data to our crypto decisions and translate them into operational processes.

 To succeed in this role, you’ll need:

  • Absolute passion for crypto and commitment to Bitso’s leadership position in the space.
  • Great research capabilities to always stay on top of what’s happening in the crypto world.
  • Capable to create the correct structure to identify the most relevant elements of each technology and point out how Bitso could implement it.
  • Capacity to prioritize between cool crypto elements and impactful things to Bitso’s business.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluently in English.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, as well as critical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Plan, manage, and execute projects with quality and precision.
  • Recent graduate or about to graduate.
  • Experience as an intern or junior analyst in equity research, consulting, private equity, or similar industry is a plus.

*These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Purpose: You’ll be part of something bigger, working towards financial inclusion across Latin America.
  • Culture: You’ll work in a thriving, friendly, and fun environment that promotes open discussions, jokes, learning, video games, and lots of fun.
  • People: You’ll work with some of the most driven and intelligent people in the crypto space in Latin America.
  • Salary: We pay competitively to attract top talent in the market.
  • Venue: Work from wherever you want, this role is remote.
  • Work StatusRegardless of your citizenship, we will sponsor you to legally work in Mexico if you are looking for it.
  • Health Insurance: We offer one of the best medical plans.
  • Performance Bonus: Your hard work will be rewarded with an attractive bonus plan.
  • Work-from-home model: Work from your preferred location.
  • Unlimited Free Days: We want our employees to recharge their batteries and explore who they are outside of the office.

*As you move on to the final stage of our talent attraction journey, we will ask you to please complete our background check process.