[HIRING] Quantitative Researcher for a Swiss Fintech company

flovtecflovtec Member Posts: 3
Firm presentation
Flov technologies is a Swiss asset management company with focus on quantitative investment strategies in digital assets, with a vision of a global peer-to-peer marketplace that utilizes distributed ledger technology as a settlement infrastructure. The firm is built on three pillars: a highly experienced and visionary team, tested investment strategies and professional operational structure. As such the team is comprised of Blockchain pioneers with detailed insights into the crypto world and its future, experienced hedge fund professionals with great track records and quants that can deploy investment strategies in a quick and efficient manner. Additionally, flov has a clear organizational structure and governance, process driven operations, and strong risk management that can mitigate investment risk in the space of digital assets. Flov allies an open research setup (no silos) with a meritocratic environment, and values research and information technology as the cornerstones of its success.

Summary of position
We are seeking a world-class quantitative researcher to join our team. He/she will apply mathematical techniques and write software to develop, analyze and implement sophisticated statistical models for our computerized trading strategies. Specific responsibilities range from analyzing and leveraging financial data to conceiving new trading ideas, formulating them into systematic strategies and critically evaluating their performance.

Essential qualifications
  • A strong academic record with preference for a master’s/Ph.D. degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Experience with advanced statistical modeling, numerical methods and research background
  • Initial experience with automated trading, algorithm development and/or pattern recognition
  • Familiarity with crypto assets, in particular from a trading perspective
  • Passionate about model building and data analysis
  • Exceptional quantitative skills
  • Advanced programming skills
  • Motivation and resourcefulness in quickly solving hard problems through the creative application of technology
  • Experience in Java, C/C++ and/or Python
  • Familiarity with various analytical packages such as Matlab, STATA or Pylab
  • Database systems (e.g. MySQL)
Desirable qualifications
  • Experience with intrinsic time framework is highly desirable
  • Experience with liquidity provisioning / market making algorithms a big plus
  • Familiarity with versioning systems (e.g. GIT)
  • Exchange APIs and JSON
  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • Creative and detail-oriented
  • Resourcefulness
  • Solid analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly
  • Innate curiosity combined with critical thinking

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
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