SDM Internship Application

Secure Digital Markets

At Secure Digital Markets (SDM), you can build a career out of making things happen! Secure Digital Markets provides institutions, miners and individuals with a custom pathway to digital asset liquidity and off-exchange transactions, and through the internship program we want to offer you the invaluable work experience with us. As one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing digital assets brokerage, Secure Digital Markets has streamlined the acquisition and liquidation of digital assets to ensure that all of our customers’ needs are met in a secure and compliant manner. This is an exciting time to join our growing team.

We have multiple internship opportunities across the company, one in each of the lines of business. The internship program will run approximately 6 Months (with opportunity for extension).

This internship opportunity is targeted to new grads who will have full-time availability.

The specific work and experience in each of the different departments will be different based on the group, as well as the intern’s abilities.

Please review the below opportunities to understand the kind of work you’ll do during the internship as well as the ideal fits for the internship.

Business Operations

You will:

  • Develop roadmaps, full-scale project plans, and track progress against those plans
  • Manage resource planning and scheduling to achieve project goals
  • Identify and managing project risks, issues, dependencies and critical path items
  • Prepare progress reports, proposals and presentations
  • Document business requirements, process workflows, and procedures
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis

You are:

  • Highly skilled in learning on the job and continuously learning
  • An excellent written, and verbal communicator
  • Interested in the day-to-day operations of a business


You will:

  • Research new or revised regulations in the world of crypto
    • Advising on policies, procedures, processes and forms to support the compliance team
  • Participating in periodic audits and compliance reviews
  • Collate and analyze management information and assist in the preparation of compliance reports
  • Review and track updates to relevant laws and regulations
  • Assist in ad hoc administrative projects

You are:

  • In a law (or related) degree program
  • Can understand the intricacies of working across jurisdictions
  • Already involved in the world of crypto and able to navigate those spaces
  • Able to understand financial statements
  • Great with spreadsheets

Financial Analysis

You will:

  • Help to automate and run daily monthly reports
  • Support the integration to back end platforms performing tests
  • Support daily settlements updating dashboard
  • Build out P&L and client analytical tools
  • Reconcile Bank and Assets
  • Help developing process documentation

You are:

  • Very comfortable with Excel, Google Sheets and VBA
  • An excellent written, and verbal communicator
  • Highly organized
  • Happy working independently
  • Not currently involved in the world of crypto

Human Resources & Recruitment

You will:

  • Help source candidates for hard to fill roles
  • Contribute to new and ongoing projects and development of new policies and procedures
  • Assist with benefits and payroll administration
  • Help coordinate employee onboarding
  • Coordinate with candidates, vendors and external contacts as needed

You are:

  • Able to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Able to maintain confidential data
  • Highly organized
  • Kind, patient, and empathetic

Marketing & Social Media

You will:

  • Develop and curate engaging social media content
  • Participate in social media campaigns
  • Work with internal teams to understand their needs
  • Write copy for blogs, social media and SDM content
  • Make memes
  • Update social media calendar
  • Other marketing tasks as assigned

You are:

  • Someone who is interested in learning about web 3 and crypto
  • Familiar with all the big social media platforms (bonus if you have experience with telegram and discord)
  • A great writer

Sales & Trading

You will:

  • Support in the preparation of materials for client presentations
  • Work with the sales and trading teams to design and deploy new trading ideas across all products
  • Reach out to perspective clients to engage them in services
  • Conducting market analysis and prepare reports for both internal and external consumption
  • Prospecting the market for new potential clients or areas for investment

You are:

  • In a finance or business related program (or have sufficient personal experience)
  • Think of yourself as a natural sales person
  • Are familiar with and involved in the crypto community

Software Development

You will:

  • Contribute to CI/CD projects that support DevOps for our software product development.
  • Contribute to the frontend & backend development of company software products;
  • Javascript, TypeScript, ReactJS, ExpressJS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB…
  • Contribute to our operations automation endeavors; integrations with Telegram, APIs (financial entities and more), and web3 infrastructure
  • Contribute to testing and QA (Quality Assurance) of our company’s software products.
  • Other duties as assigned

You are:

  • In a computer science or related program, or have equivalent self-taught knowledge
  • Have a passion for development
  • Ability to work both independently and as a group
  • Handy at picking up new technology

The ideal intern, in any group, would be someone who has/is:

  • Ability to communicate complicated ideas and concepts in an accessible manner
  • Advanced analytical and time management skills
  • Highly skilled in learning on the job and continuously learning
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Mature, professional, driven, empathetic

Working with us, you get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Opportunity to work along side highly-talented international colleagues
  • To be a part of the exciting future of the cryptocurrency revolution and work on the Canada’s no.1 cryptocurrency brokerage!

About Secure Digital Markets

Secure Digital Markets bridges the gap between institutional capital and digital assets by providing flexible and curated liquidity solutions to our customers.

Catering to institutional money looking for a way into the digital asset space, we understand your business and provide custom solutions to fit it.

Whether you’re an institution, trader, family office, exchange, fund, or mining group, we can provide you with everything from auto-liquidation to a direct feed of liquidity right to your API.

SDM is one of the first electronic, off-exchange digital asset liquidity providers in North America, operates through an electronic communication network (ECN), and offers deep liquidity to its clients with around-the-clock service.

Why Secure Digital Markets (SDM)?

The level of growth that is expected in the coming years is staggering, and we need the right people to come on board to help support this growth and be a part of our success story.

The number one quality we value is teamwork, and everyone pulls together to give our best. With a focus on continued growth and industry leadership, exciting long term career possibilities are available for the driven energetic team member that joins our team.

Joining SDM today means joining a team of ambitious and caring individuals. Become a key part of our growth by applying today.

Please note, SDM receives a high volume of applicants thus only those selected to move forward in our interview process will be contacted.

SDM is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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