Event Driven Crypto Analyst

  • Compensation: Competitive with a discretionary bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Distributed Alpha Capital
  • 11 Jan 18 2018-01-11

Distributed Alpha is launching an event driven crypto fund in London. We are seeking exceptionally talented individuals who have a keen interest in digital assets and thrive in a high-pressure, high-performance environment to join the team.

The individual will be part of a small team researching cryptocurrencies, identifying market inefficiencies, and executing trades to profit from the research. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop short-medium term investment recommendations on cryptocurrencies. 
  • Evaluate the applicability of various decentralized systems 
  • Regularly engage with influencers and management teams to gather market perspective. 
  • Construct fair value models on specific tokens. 
  • Produce daily and weekly market reports for senior management. 
  • Contribute market research to the monthly newsletters and marketing materials. 

Requirements: 

  • Personal trading experience in cryptocurrencies
  • Solid grasp of fundamental concepts in cryptocurrencies (e.g. smart contracts, cryptography, crypto-economics, and blockchain technologies) 
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of both qualitative and quantitative information to develop investment recommendations. 
  • Exceptionally high critical thinking, problem solving skills and attention to detail is a must. 
  • Very high level of work-ethic and a team player. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 

Preferred, but Not Required: 

  • 3-6 years of equity or credit research
  • Background in coding/developing 
  • CFA or MBA 

Interested applicants, please apply here by submitting a copy of your CV along with a brief write up on your favourite current trade.

Deadline for applications is 9 February 2018