Fintech Policy Analyst

28 Feb, 2021


Fintech Policy Analyst

Observatory Group
Washington, DC

Full Job Description

Position Overview

Observatory Group, an independent research firm servicing global buy-side investors, seeks an analyst to cover the intersection between government and the new technologies that are changing the financial system. The successful candidate will cover regulatory and political issues surrounding crypto assets, central bank digital currencies, decentralized finance, and other emerging threats to the status quo of the financial system.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing weekly pieces for Observatory Group’s client base
  • Interacting directly with clients
  • Editing pieces from analysts in other disciplines
  • Arranging and participating in events with leaders in the field

This is a new area of coverage for Observatory Group, and possibly the world. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and demonstrated enthusiasm for building this practice within our business.


  • 8-10+ years of policy analysis experience
  • exceptional writing and communication skills
  • A deep understanding of how policy institutions work, a high level of intellectual curiosity, and the ability to research and make forecasts on a wide array of topics

Compensation and benefits include a competitive base salary, 401K with employer match, fully funded healthcare including dental, PTO, and the potential for a year-end bonus.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,000.00 – $96,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Research Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:


Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-02-28