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Wintermute is one of the largest crypto-native algorithmic trading companies in digital assets. We provide liquidity algorithmically across most cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms, a broad range of OTC trading solutions as well as support high-profile blockchain projects and traditional financial institutions moving into crypto. Wintermute also has a Wintermute Ventures arm that invests in early-stage DeFi projects. Wintermute was founded in 2017 by industry leaders and has successfully navigated crypto industry cycles. Culturally, we combine the best of the two worlds: the technology standards of high-frequency trading firms in traditional markets and the innovative and entrepreneurial culture of technology startups. To Wintermute digital assets is not just another asset class, we believe in the innovative potential of blockchain, the fundamental innovations, we have a long-term view on the digital asset market and are taking a leadership position in building an innovative and compliant market. Read more here.

The role

Strategy & Operations is a team in the COO office, which leads high-impact strategic and operational initiatives that often require cross-functional coordination.

Reporting to the Head of S&O, the S&O Associate will help the team design and implement a varied set of projects that will help the company achieve its strategic goals. As an S&O associate, you will have exposure to several different topics and areas, including process optimization, go-to-market, ventures, legal, finance, talent acquisition, field marketing and more. We are looking for someone who knows or is deeply interested in the crypto market and is excited to make a big impact at Wintermute.

This role is not about high-level strategy design. Instead, we are looking for a hands-on, practical team member who will be ready to do whatever might be needed to help the company grow.

Required Skills

  • BSc/MSc (or equivalent) in Business/Economics/Finance or any related degree
  • 1-3 years experience working in a high-performance, dynamic and high-growth environment in a management consulting, investment banking, start-up/scale-up or similar.
  • Strong problem-solving and project-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written - the role requires a lot of interaction with various teams and it is very important to be able to communicate effectively with them.
  • Willingness, aptitude and curiosity to understand the fundamentals of blockchain technologies, algorithmic trading and liquidity provision are crucial
  • Experience with MS Office and Google Suite

Preferred Skills

  • Professional experience working in a similar role in either a crypto or a fintech firm.
  • Experience with data querying languages (e.g. SQL) and scripting languages (e.g. Python)
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, DataStudio)


  • Working at one of the most innovative trading firms globally.
  • Engaging projects offering accelerated responsibilities and ownership compared to traditional finance environments.
  • A vibrant working culture with frequent team meals, holiday celebrations, gaming events, and company-wide outings, including our annual Wintermute weekend getaway.
  • A Wintermute-inspired office in central London, featuring an array of amenities such as table tennis and foosball, personalized desk configurations, a cozy team breakout area with games and free food.
  • Great company culture: informal, non-hierarchical, ambitious, highly professional with a startup vibe, collaborative and entrepreneurial.
  • A performance-based compensation with a significant earning potential alongside standard perks like pension and private Health insurance.

Although we are unable to accept fully remote candidates, we support significant flexibility in regard to working from home and working hours.

We offer UK work permits and help with relocation.