Job Description

About Seed

Seed is a startup financial exchange focused on cryptocurrency and emerging markets. Seed is seeking a smart, driven individual with experience operating in the trading industry.


  • Overseeing all aspects of exchange operations.
  • Building scalable support system (phone and chat support) and team to operate the exchange ~24/7.
  • Overseeing product listing on the exchange.
  • Overseeing customer onboarding and trouble shooting with high value market participants back and middle office.
  • Overseeing the daily opening closing halting settlement and clearing operations of the exchange and trouble shooting through scripts.
  • Monitoring the day-to-day the market operations and automated alerts to ensure a secure and vibrant market.
  • Delivering through log files and reconciling of downstream regulatory reporting and integration with third party reporting agencies.


  • Must have at least 4 years of direct experience and responsibility for operating and overseeing institutional trading platforms, ECNs, ATSs, SEFs, DCOs, broker dealers, dark pools or order entry systems.
  • Must work in Chicago.
  • Must be fluent in basic listed derivatives like futures and options.
  • Must be fluent in and compliant with any applicable market regulations.
  • Must be fluent in the cycle of exchanges from opening, halting, clearing, and settlement.
  • Be familiar with trading technical infrastructure like Fix Gateways and Matching Engines.
  • Experience with exchange connectivity: FIX or proprietary trading APIs is a plus.
  • Experience with launching or growing financial/trading platforms a huge plus.
  • Data focused and experience with automation of processes highly preferred.
  • Must be highly diligent, trustworthy, punctual and organized.
  • Have a cool and clear head under pressure.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.


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