Quantitative Crypto Researcher

  • USD170000 - USD200000 per annum + bonus
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Huxley Banking & Financial Services
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

We are looking to build a new team of Quantitative Researchers to explore the frontier of the Crypto-currency space. This role will be one of several new team members that will work collaboratively to develop time series econometric models, financial forecasting and back-testing models, investigate IMF reports on crypto-currencies, and any other quantitative research necessary to support this growing industry.

Responsibilities

The Quantitative Researcher role will involve a number of responsibilities on a growing team. Developing financial and econometric models using machine learning techniques will be a key driver of our research. This role will also involve studying IMF reports, crypto-currency markets, financial vendor data, developing web-scraping tools, and exploring new quantitative research techniques as part of a collaborative team.

Qualifications

  • PhD from a Top-30 Economics, Finance, or Quantitative program
  • 0-5 years of experience in Quantitative Finance, preferably with a focus on econometrics
  • Experience in machine learning programming and research techniques, developing financial models, running time series econometric analysis, etc.
  • Excellent programming skills in statistical programming languages such as R, MATLAB, SAS, or Python
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Programming skills in Python, Java, or C++ is preferred
  • Demonstrated personal and/or professional interest in Crypto-currencies
  • Experience with Bloomberg, MSCI, DataStream, FactSet is preferred

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.