Quant Researcher

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About the Role

We are looking for an experienced research engineer to join our team in helping with the financial engineering and protocol design efforts. They will be responsible for running data-driven tests on the protocol parameters and performing research on the model functions to create a robust protocol workflow.

  • This is one of Cruize’s early hires and a unique opportunity to drive deep impact and shape one of the most anticipated startups building the future of finance
  • Join a talented team of builders passionate about the helping investors across all levels weather the storms of crypto
  • Nearly uncapped upward mobility, room for improvement, and increased accountability

Responsibilities

  • Work on advanced trading strategies and simulate the model parameters for different edge cases
  • Work on derivatives pricing models and backtesting them against different market conditions
  • Create and maintain scripts to gather data from on-chain and off-chain sources to inform the protocol parameters
  • Work on the design of the core model functions and parameters using research and data-driven tests to backtest the model efficiency
  • Closely collaborating with engineering team to identify and solve significant hindrances in the development journey by providing adequate data on the specific topic
  • Designing, implementing, and presenting technical solutions in the form of documents, prototypes by working together with a team of engineers and developers
  • Write and publish data-driven research reports
  • Assist in the development of the data infrastructure to measure the performance of the model
  • Initiating as well as managing the bridge between research and development of any new features or product
  • Serving as an educational resource for the engineering team

Requirements

  • Deep experience with distributed systems design, financial engineering and market microstructure
  • The ability to apply mathematics, machine learning or quantitative analysis to tackle complex problems and deliver high quality solutions
  • Programming skills, specifically with an experience with data science
  • Previous experience with derivatives and financial markets, trading, and investing
  • Well versed with the regulatory and institutional landscape
  • Used DeFi products on the mainnet and have a deep understanding of the core mechanics and technical architecture of these products
  • A passion for DeFi, crypto, web3.0 and the future of finance

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in or knowledge of financial markets, trading, and investing
  • Deep passion for emerging technologies and understanding their implications
  • Active following on Twitter that brings organic engagement on your posts
  • Existing relationships and networks in the crypto/DeFi/NFT space

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary + Token options
  • Opportunity to impact the next 100M users in crypto
  • An open and collaborative work culture with a flat structure
  • Flexible working hours and vacation policy
  • Talented peers and great working environment

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Email us at [email protected] with your resume/portfolio and a brief note on why you’d like to join Cruize and some examples of deep impact that you helped drive in your past work.

Cruize is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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