Gemini is hiring a

Risk Associate

Dublin, Ireland

Empower the Individual Through Crypto

Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York Banking Law. Gemini was founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to empower the individual through crypto.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.

The Department: Risk

Protection - for our clients and our company - forms the linchpin of our business at Gemini. Our Risk department plays a critical role in proactively identifying, mitigating, and managing the firm’s exposure, both internally and externally. Leveraging data, engineering, and intellectual horsepower, our Risk team is building a robust second line of defense in a first-of-its kind industry; our goal: safeguard Gemini so that we can continue to revolutionize the future of money.

The Role: Risk Associate 

At Gemini, our most critical product offering is trust. Trust, and thus assessing any threats to it, is at the core of our Risk Team’s unique mission. We are looking for a skillful, personable, and creative Risk professional to help define Gemini as the best-in-class, regulated exchange. In this role, you will partner closely across all departments (Tech, Compliance, People, Product) to build automated, smart, and proactive risk strategies and models from scratch. You are an expert communicator who can bring teams together to ensure smooth collaboration and unite stakeholders around risk-based methodologies. By joining a team that is building lines of defense from the ground up, you’ll uphold our firm’s commitment to security as we work to revolutionize finance. 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with risk owners to update and maintain Gemini’s Risk and Control Library.
  • Maintain Risk and Control Library mappings based on new/modified enterprise policies and regulations.
  • Coordinate with Risk Owners to review/challenge the Enterprise Risk Assessment (ERA) to evaluate adherence to policies and regulations.
  • Maintain the Risk Register and track resolution of gaps identified during the ERA.
  • Coordinate with risk owners to identify Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) aligned to risks and controls.
  • Assist the Head of Risk in the execution of risk related initiatives.
  • Liaise with Risk Owners, Program Governance Leads and Internal Audit. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or commensurate work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Enterprise/Operational Risk or related field.
  • Good communication skills; teamwork oriented.
  • Experience in executing risk and control self assessments.
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and standards. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in establishing the three lines of defense.
  • Quantitative skill set; ability to synthesize data and build automation for risk reporting across departments.
  • Knowledge of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) tools.
  • Good communication skills; teamwork oriented.

It Pays to Work Here

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:

  • Competitive Compensation and Profit-Sharing Equity
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Retirement Plan Matching
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Training and professional development

At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

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