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Quant Trader/Research Crypto Trading

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Salary: $200000 - $600000 per annum
  • Job reference: 24324
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Sales and Trading, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 05/03/2018
Quant Research and Quant Trader Role in Crypto Space

An industry leading hedge fund in San Francisco ($5bn AUM) is currently looking for experienced traders to join their Crypto Trading Desk. This firm operates in a collaborative environment with teams of 8-12 people.


About the role:
  • You will build trading models and algorithms using machine learning skills
  • Use machine learning and AI to evaluate opportunities in the crypto market.
  • Lower slippage and increase cost effectiveness
  • Trade cryptocurrencies on either seconds, minutes, hours or day strategies
  • Work alongside portfolio managers, researchers, analysts and traders in a collaborative way
  • A masters degree in a quantitative field
  • A strong understanding of math and probability
  • Understanding of machine learning specifically Deep Learning, AI, noise or NLP
  • Strong interest in the crypto space
  • Python & C++ preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in quant research and trading
  • Experience in HFT strategies
  • Experience in quant trading specifically commodities or FX
  • PhD in a quantitative field
  • 2+ years trading or 5+ years in research

  • Healthcare
  • 401k
  • Happy hours, holiday parties, etc.
  • Collaborative environment


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