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Research Engineer

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About Us

e^{i} Ventures is a premier venture studio with experienced founders, traders, software engineers and builders with deep cryptocurrency experience, looking to accelerate the growth of the decentralized finance space. We are building a team to work with our founders, who are software engineers building new startups in the cryptocurrency (decentralized finance) space.

Role and Responsibilities

We are hiring a Research Engineer to work with founders in our incubation program.

Your responsibility will be to implement frameworks for automating and presenting analytics, reports, and data monitoring for various decentralized protocols.

You will be a key individual contributor to the MVPs of products being built by founders in our program and taking it from 0 to 1.

Full-time and remote. No preference in location. Additional compensation in terms of bonus and equity will be discussed on a per-candidate basis.

What you will do

  • Architect, build, refine, and increase automation and robustness of research infrastructure, including data access, risk modeling, and backtesting components
  • Dive deep into existing protocols to understand market needs/gaps and advise founders on product direction
  • Work with partner funds to provide value to portfolio companies

What you bring

  • Undergraduate, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science or other quantitative discipline
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing infrastructure to support an investment team
  • Strong programming skills in Python and SQL
  • Solid background in math/statistics/finance and familiarity with quantitative research methodologies and machine learning algorithms
  • Understanding of and experience with the data ingestion process
  • Ability to contribute to the analytics, quant research, and development process
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Depth of skills enabling him/her to perform ad hoc projects and tasks with fast turnover
  • High degree of drive – must be a self-starter
  • Ability to recognize and seize opportunities
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to thrive in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong desire to build decentralized and open source software
  • Passion for learning new technology and tackling novel technical problems Excellent English communication skills

“Nice to have”

  • A general knowledge of DeFi protocols. Have used several DeFi products (Uniswap, Compound, etc.)
  • Existing contributions to open-source software products or demonstration of a deep understanding of specific markets from a research perspective
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