Bitcoin ETF Approval Hopeful VanEck Is Hiring a Digital Assets Operations Manager
In just weeks, VanEck along with Cboe and SolidX will find their Bitcoin ETF fate at the hands of a SEC decision on what would be the first-ever crypto-exchange-traded fund. Now, it seems VanEck is hiring a ‘Digital Assets Operations Manager’ that will be managing virtual currency movements in the company. The expert will be working in New York as a full time employee.
The Digital Asset Operations Manager will be managing cryptocurrency movements while ensuring safekeeping of assets. Technology providers and business stakeholders will be working side by side with the person in charge of this position.
This position include responsibilities such as:
- Working with external technology providers and create, implement and execute operational producers for storing digital assets.
- Design a workflow that would enable deposits and withdrawals of digital assets and cash.
- Ensure adequate risk controls in order to facilitate compliance with laws and regulations that are related to digital assets and security infrastructure.
- Serve as a front-line control leader of the transaction activity. This position will be tracking and identifying suspicious activity.
Qualified users will have to understand virtual currencies, how they work and how they are related to virtual currency wallets. Moreover, the company is searching for a passionate individual for the role they will play in the global markets.
Additionally, the digital assets operations manager will need to have knowledge of investment services, custody banking, security operations and experience dealing with cash, securities, and other asset classes.
Those candidates with experience working on similar projects with multiple dependencies in the financial services industry are welcomed by VanEck.
Finally, applicants should have a Bachelor degree in Finance, Business Administration and/or Computer Science and over 8 years industry experience.
VanEck has presented a proposal for a bitcoin exchange traded fund with the company SolidX. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will be taking a decision on whether to approve or not the Bitcoin ETF by September 30, 2018 but many are projecting it won't happen before February 2019.