(Technical) Blockchain Analyst (f/m/d) (Technical) Blockchain Analyst (f/m/d) …

Deutsche Börse AG
in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 20
Deutsche Börse AG
in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 20

Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital – markets on which professional traders buy and sell financial instruments according to clear rules and under strict supervision. With its services and systems, Deutsche Börse Group ensures the functioning of these markets and a level playing field for all participants – worldwide.

However, Deutsche Börse Group's products and services are by no means limited to trading “as such”: its business areas cover the entire value chain in the financial services sector, ranging from pre-IPO services and the admission of securities, through trading, clearing and settlement to custody services and other financial instruments, along with collateral and liquidity management. Additionally, the Group provides IT services, indices and market data worldwide.

In your new position as (Technical) Blockchain Analyst (f/m/d) you will support the Blockchain project of Deutsche Börse that analyses business opportunities and develops new business streams based on Blockchain technology for the Group. The team looks to create revenue potential across our businesses, and proactively manages it in order to contribute to the overall success story of the organization.


  • Constantly monitor and evaluate developments in the Distributed-Ledger/ Blockchain world, especially for the financial market industry
  • Performance of competitor analyses and evaluation of business opportunities, including the development of business case scenarios
  • Support of the technical development of Deutsche Börse's Distributed-Ledger/ Blockchain initiatives, especially regarding the definition of analysis of (technical) requirements
  • Maintain relations to existing and potential partners, clients and investment targets (e.g. FinTechs, technology providers etc.)
  • Preparation of regular project reports, including the definition and tracking of KPIs
  • Deliver business and tech-related content for internal (e.g. townhalls, info sessions) as well as external (e.g. public speeches, press releases) communication activities
  • Preparation of presentations/ briefings/ reports for the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board of DBG

 Professional Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Informatics, Business Engineering or comparable qualification
  • Professional experience of 1-3 years in the field of financial markets, ideally in the area of innovation/ new technologies/ digital transformation or similar
  • Understanding of Distributed-Ledger/ Blockchain architectures, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, R3 Corda, Hyperledger Fabric
  • Ability to translate the technologies' attributes into business opportunities for DBG
  • High proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ideally knowledgeable in the area of platform strategies
  • Developing skills in at least one of the major programming languages would be a plus

 Personal Skills Required

  • Strong interest in financial markets and new technologies/ digital transformation/ innovation
  • Ability to track, prioritize, and support multiple projects successfully, while meeting challenging deadlines
  • Team player with a pro-active attitude and excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with a tolerance for ambiguity and complexity
  • Willingness to take on responsibility and ability to work with a high level of autonomy
  • Willingness to travel
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English (German is a plus)