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Crypto Trader

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Location United States,

Remuneration $200000 - $500000 per annum

Employment type perm

Updated 07th Mar 2018

Company Selby Jennings

Contact Not disclosed

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Quant Research and Quant Trader Role in Crypto Space

An industry leading hedge fund in San Francisco and NY ($2bn 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 degree in a quantitative field
  • A strong understanding of math and probability
  • Understanding of machine learning specifically Deep Learning, AI, 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 volatility, cryptocurrency, commodities or FX
  • Masters or Ph.D. in a quantitative field
  • 2 years trading or 5 years in research

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