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Product Architect (DAML Modeler) 

Position in Hong Kong.

About Digital Asset

Digital Asset is among the fastest growing, most recognized fin-tech startups globally and is the market leader in developing distributed ledger technology applied to the market infrastructure and financial services sector. Backed by leading financial institutions, infrastructure providers and financial software providers, the company is delivering enterprise-grade solutions for post-trade services.

Digital Asset applies a rigorous customer-driven approach to deliver on our vision for a better global financial system, enabled by distributed ledger technology.

  • Our culture is "all-in" and rewards collaboration, integrity and excellence.
  • We value each other, what we do for our clients and how we do it.
  • Our mission is delivering breakthrough distributed ledger solutions.

As we grow our team, we will maintain the dynamic, collaborative and pragmatic way of working that has grounded our efforts from the beginning. If you seek to develop solutions others are yet to contemplate and are driven by the opportunity to have impact, the following opportunity may be right for you.

The Opportunity

Our experienced Product Architects will utilize their deep technical and domain expertise to deliver products that both meet our clients’ complex requirements and build generic products. The Product Architect will work within a global Agile environment to design and develop these products. The success of the company and product evolution will be based on contribution of the Product Architects ability to solve market structure and workflow problems with pragmatic and efficient code.

Success in this Role

  • Work on client specific solutions, sometimes on-site.
  • Design creative solutions, products, and methods that drive the organization as a whole.
  • Develop formal models of financial business processes and propose innovative improvements.
  • Solve difficult problems with pragmatic and efficient code.
  • Contribute to the evolution of our proprietary modeling language.
  • Meaningfully contribute to our platform architecture.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • A deep understanding of financial markets and processes. The candidate must understand the strategy of markets as well as its mechanics. Knowing the underlying motivation and impetus for market behaviors will enable the candidate to formulate stronger approaches and solutions.
  • Product Architects are often asked to be a ‘one person show’ and must be capable of taking an abstract idea and turning it into a strategic, pragmatic solution in code.
  • Excellent computer science fundamentals.
  • Command of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns with ability to fluently translate them into working, elegant code.
  • Proficient in functional programming (e.g., Scala, Haskell).
  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or related field.
  • A careful blend of creativity and pragmatism. Digital Asset is part of a community bootstrapping a technology and demand for the technology while simultaneously on tight delivery timelines.
  • Committed to sustainable, tested development and quality, as evidenced by pursuit of design excellence and use of leading automated testing tools and methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience successfully collaborating with others in a dynamic, fast-paced, pressured environment.
  • Ability to effectively summarize and present validation findings to senior level executives within DA and at clients.


  • Financial engineering experience as a “quant,” “strat” or algo trading developer.
  • Excellent communications skills, comfortable presenting complex concepts to clients.
  • Skilled in leading and working within an Agile environment, including participation in daily scrum meetings, backlog management, sprint definition, and retrospectives, preferably within a global team.

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This is a rare opportunity to help define an industry and join a powerful team of financial services and technology innovators from cross sector startups and enterprise.

Digital Asset is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law. Applicants with disabilities who require accommodation should contact

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