Institutional Research Analyst

at OKX

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
46 d. ago
About the Job

About Us:

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 regions 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 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 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, here everyone feels valued, respected and has the same opportunities to develop and thrive — we want to bring out the best in you.

About the institutions team:
The OKX Institutions team is a global group that distributes crypto financial technologies and liquidity to crypto native and traditional financial (TradFi) institutions. A select list of the core institutional products and services includes: spot and derivative exchange orderbook, OTC Liquid Marketplace, structured products, managed accounts and systematic risk management solutions such as portfolio margin. Our client coverage segments are expansive, including: trading firms, asset managers, hedgefunds, HNWI, market markers, payment providers and financial intermediaries.
The Expertise/Qualities We’re Looking For
  • A crisp and engaging writer – Excellent written skills. You will need to submit a sample research piece.
  • A creative and independent thinker – You must be an analytical thinker, comfortable working with data and deriving conclusions from it. Strong quantitative background - financial modelling, data generation/analysis, TradFi research experience preferred.
  • A passion for the markets & technology - Research experience (preferred) across multiple asset classes such as FX, rates, credit, equities, commodities, and crypto. Proven ability to analyze large data sets and draw useful commercial conclusions.
  • A stellar learner - Outstanding collegiate academic record with superior problem-solving and analytical capabilities (Bachelors or Masters in a scientific or quantitative discipline), self-driven quality and able to work under pressure and tight deadlines with uncompromised integrity and a clean personal record. A CFA or FRM designation is not required, but it would be nice to have that designation.
  • A global thinker - You must be current on macro and micro market topics across TradFi, crypto and related technologies and be able to clearly and easily articulate your view points in your research reports.
  • A challenge taker - Your confidence is balanced by a sense of humility and enjoy working as part of a global high-performance team.
  • A team player - Ability to work collaboratively with global members of the institutions team and the cross-functional teams within OKGroup.
  1. Produce institutional quality research reports periodically. Content may include: macroeconomics, financial market products, regulations, financial infrastructure in crypto or thematic insight reports on particular verticals or events.
  2. Produce adhoc financial product analysis for institutional clients.
  3. Identify, monitor and perform research on crypto and traditional companies that are the leaders, enablers, and beneficiaries of the disruptive crypto asset innovation.
  4. At times, present your bespoke/impactful research reports to clients, senior management or internal groups.