Data Scientist (Python)

New York, NY 10017

Posted: 03/15/2019 Category: Python, Quant Job Number: 11545

Data Scientist 

Our firm is at the heart of the crypto/blockchain universe, our mission is to bring to the crypto/blockchain world the maturity of traditional financial markets, developing technology to transform distributed and decentralized data into reliable and auditable financial information. Our clients include Hedge Funds, Proprietary Trading Firms, Crypto Exchanges, Accounting Firms and more. 
 


Position Summary
 

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong, highly motivated candidate to join the blockchain revolution. He or she will be conducting pioneering research in cryptocurrency market microstructure, pricing methodologies, auditing standards and much more. If you have a passion for crypto, fascination  with data and a passion to dive into uncharted waters and invent the future, send us a resume.
 


Responsibilities
 
  • Research on volatility and risk in the cryptoworld 
  • Research in cryptomarket microstructure, including the fine details and mechanics of crypto exchanges, and their business
  • Monitoring and surveillance of data from diverse exchanges 
  • Write white papers, position papers, reports and promotional material
  • Support data collection and warehousing


Key Qualifications
 
  • Passion for all things blockchain and crypto
  • Bachelor/Master degree in quantitative discipline: computer science, mathematics, engineering, economics, finance
  • Firm knowledge of statistics/data science/machine learning concepts and techniques (regression models, decision trees, Bayesian inference, etc.) and their applications
  • Strong knowledge in Python
  • Knowledge in data architectures with  Q/Kdb+ and/or Postgres SQL
  • Self-motivated team player able to work in a small team fast-paced environment 

Nice to have
  • 1-2 years working experience in finance industry
  • JavaScript, node.js 
  • Experience/coursework with volatility and risk models
  • Object oriented language Java, C/C++
  • Experience working  in AWS cloud
crypto exp. or interest, Python, algo development, data/quant research.

Jordan Zmick

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