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Market Operations Manager

Chicago, IL

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Market Operations Manager
Chicago, IL

Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity by helping create an open financial system for the world. We are focused on making cryptocurrency accessible to everyone and are guided by two key principles: be the most trusted company in our industry and create products that are easy to use.

The Market Operations Manager will lead the Market Operations team. This person will develop a program and build out a team that ensures Coinbase operates a fair and orderly marketplace. In this role you will lead a team of Market Operations professionals to provide market incident support. Under your leadership your team will respond to client needs and triage marketplace issues as they occur. You will become an expert in our electronic trading systems and a leader within our institutional business. To succeed you will need strong people management skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask, and act decisively in stressful situations. If you’re an astute problem solver and are passionate about creating an open financial system for the world, we look forward to hearing from you.

A little about us: we are a cross-functional, product-driven organization that is dedicated to building the premier suite of institutional products and services. We value positive energy, continuous learning, efficient execution, and clear communication and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment for people from all backgrounds.


  • Lead the Market Operations team, including managing the opening and closing of order books and implementation of the Coinbase Market Rules.

  • Serve as an expert in Coinbase’s electronic trading systems, network connectivity, and market data channels.

  • Manage market incidents, leading the team to triage issues and complete retrospectives.

  • Partner with Institutional Coverage to respond to client needs such as cancelling orders and answering trade/execution questions

  • Ensure daily operational processes are completed, such as trade reporting, settlement data calculations, and trading fee rebates.


  • 7-9+ years working in an operational role at a U.S. exchange, marketplace, or financial institution.

  • Strong team leadership and interpersonal communication skills.

  • FINRA Series 7, 55 or 57, and 24 licenses a plus.

  • Experience working in the equities or FX markets.

  • Strong data analysis, organization, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • A demonstrated passion for cryptocurrency markets.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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