Calabria Group August Newsletter

The Calabria Report Vol. 3

Welcome to the August Calabria Report

Welcome to the third edition of our Calabria Group
, a monthly look at Staffing trends, the current
business environment, news that we’ve found insightful,
and a chance to share a few positions we are working to fill
for our valued clients!

In this month’s edition, we share how active job seekers are looking to change careers, as well as discussing the top jobs for hybrid work listings.


60% of Active Job Seekers Looking to Switch Career Fields

By Staffing Industry Analysts (8/2/21)
A majority of active job seekers, 60%, have looked at opportunities in varied career fields different from which they now work, according to a survey by CompTIA, a nonprofit association for the IT industry and workforce. The organization said the findings — from a survey that included nearly 1,500 adults in the US labor force — point to the need for skills training.

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Account Executive, Project Managers are Among Top Jobs for Hybrid Work Listings

By Staffing Industry Analysts (8/2/21)
The most popular job for hybrid job listings — jobs that allow partial working from home — was account executive, according to a report from FlexJobs. It was followed by project manager. Recruiter also made the top 10 list.

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We Are Hiring!

Here are a few positions we are working to fill for our valued clients


Full Stack Engineer

San Mateo, California
  • Design and create customer-facing products and internal tools, write performant code adhering to the company’s coding style guides with proper unit test coverage, identify bottlenecks in the system and improve application response times.
  • Work with engineers, product managers, business team, and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter.
  • Take ownership of technical aspects of our infrastructure, ensuring that the platform is being used to its fullest potential through designing and building applications around our customer’s needs
  • Review and monitor current engineering work, as well as previously constructed applications, to ensure the software is running as smoothly as possible
  • Rapidly iterate to add new functionality, solve complex problems with simple, intuitive, and customer-focused solutions while shipping quality application
  • Provide support for platform-related issues; Triage and fix issues reported to help with timely resolution

Minimum Qualifications

  • BE/Btech degree with equivalent years of experience
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in software engineering and have experience working with production scale web applications
  • You have at least 3 years of experience writing production code in python strongly preferred
  • You have at least 1-year production experience with React, also know HTML5, CSS3, or jQuery
  • You have at least 1 year of working in an AWS environment
  • You’re comfortable working full-stack and are excited about diving into the frontend, backend or datastore as needed
  • You have good knowledge regarding data structures, algorithms, and asynchronous architectures
  • Understanding of the modern industry technical methodologies and are comfortable operating in dynamic environments
  • You’re passionate about building an open financial system that expands our product to the next level
  • A plus if you have experience with docker based applications in cloud infra
  • A plus if you have ML experience about Tensorflow, MLlib, H2O, etc
  • A plus if you have security experience

Apply by clicking this link!


Trade Operations Manager


  • Team Management: Manage a team of associates who handle all incoming counterparty settlement requests within a pre-agreed timeframe. Act as a point for a portfolio of counterparties
  • Process Management: Track KPIs for trade operations and monitor team performance.
  • Coordination: Liaise with Trading Desk, Product, and Customer Success teams to understand and deliver on their expectations with regards to serving clients.
  • Investigation: Investigate and resolve operational issues and come up with scalable solutions
  • Reconciliations: Ensure trades, transfers and inventory reconciliation happens across different internal subsystems and external systems – banks, custodians, etc.
  • System Improvement: Design simple, elegant and scalable post-trade operational processes – confirmation, settlement. Create product requirement documents for improving our in-house settlement platform and help with with testing & rollout of system changes
  • Inventory Management: Monitor daily inventory needs  for – settlement, lending & borrowing activity- and liaise directly with counterparties and agent banks to fulfill those needs.
  • Collateral Management: Ensure sufficient collateral and inventory is maintained across counterparties and exchanges at all times for operational continuity
  • Risk Management: Provide inputs to compliance and risk teams to design pragmatic controls in this environment of changing regulatory landscape.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with regulation across trade operations.
  • Accounting: Liaise with Accounting and ensure proper trade and settlement data is provided to them on a timely basis.


  • 7+ years of experience in a trading firm, hedge fund or bank
  • Superb organizational skills – you love designing and refining processes
  • Experience growing and managing a team
  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Desire to become a pioneering expert on digital assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum

Apply by clicking this link!