Head of DeFi

Tesseract, a diversified crypto start-up, is looking to expand its DeFi offering. You will work at the cutting edge of finance, exploring and acting on opportunities in DeFi and building our future roadmap. You will be collaborating with other DeFi team members for brainstorming, product development and capital deployment. You have some informal experience with DeFi, but more importantly, you are an extremely driven individual with the capability to innovate and lead a high-importance business segment.

Currently, we are deploying institutional funds to different protocols that offer enticing risk/reward ratios. We are constantly expanding our strategy universe with more complex options, such as DEX arbitrage and liquidity provision optimisation. In the future, we plan on pushing into DeFi further by launching our own protocol.

N.B. If you'd like to pursue this opportunity remotely, you should be based within ±2 hours from Helsinki.


Your responsibilities

  • Keep track of the latest developments in the DeFi space
  • Combine company vision with your advanced DeFi knowledge to formulate a Tesseract DeFi roadmap
  • Manage positions & deployment
  • Work & lead the DeFi team on building the roadmap
  • Serve as the DeFi domain expert at Tesseract


What we expect from you

  • Ability to innovate and lead in a developing business domain
  • Ability to take control and deliver success with a demanding schedule
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to spot opportunities in a highly complex environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple things at the same time
  • Experience in DeFi, be it formal or informal
  • Understanding of blockchain technologies


About Tesseract

We are a forerunner and one of the longest-standing market participants in the digital asset lending market. As a well-funded high growth firm, we pride ourselves on our proprietary technology and innovative products. We are a team of high-performers with clients all around the world. Read more about us on our website and careers portal.


Who you will be working with

The 25-strong team is a group of high-performers with great communication & interpersonal skills. We know when to take initiative but also when to ask for help. All of us strive for high-velocity and high-quality output. We love the dynamic and high-pressured environment as it drives us to be the next generation of problem-solvers that we are.


What’s in it for you

💰 Competitive pay, perks, and benefits

✨ Meritocracy based culture and a highly competent team

🏖️ Four weeks of paid holiday, guaranteed

💺 A front-row seat to the global digital asset market, especially within lending

🧠 Opportunity to learn with the best in finance, tech, and digital assets

🌏 Chance to contribute to building world-changing solutions

🌱 Great professional growth opportunities


The application process

1️⃣ Send us your best application

2️⃣ Pre-qualification (cover letter, qualifications, references)

3️⃣ Interview

4️⃣ 2nd interview

5️⃣ Founder interview

6️⃣ Hiring & onboarding


We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply! No Finnish language requirement. If you are passionate about cryptocurrencies and want to be at the forefront of defining digital finance Tesseract might just be the right place for you.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Lapinlahdenkatu 16
00180 Helsinki Directions

  • Take it easy

    We need you to relax every now and then. That's why all of our permanent employees get at least 3 weeks paid time off, guaranteed.

  • Grow with us

    We desire everyone's innate drive to learn more. To help you succeed and keep on learning, you'll have a no-bureacracy personal learning budget waiting for you.

  • Stay inspired

    We sometimes take time off together to focus on not working. Whether it's a private art gallery exhibition, pizza day, or a board game night you can be sure to de-stress for a moment.

Our way

The strong relationships in our diverse team of high performers are built upon drive, excellence, curiosity, and a bit of fun.


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