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Junior Quant Researcher

Radley James
Junior Quant Researcher
New York, US
114,000 - 199,000
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Job Description

The firm is a systematic crypto prop trading firm, founded by industry experts who previously built some of the most successful businesses in quant finance and crypto. This is a rare opportunity to join a growing A-team with incredible talent density, meritocratic culture, no politics and razor-sharp focus on outcome.

The ideal candidate is demonstrably among the best in their field, highly ambitious and a proven problem-solver with excellent judgement. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to learn from the best, grow their role significantly over time and build a highly rewarding, long-term career in systematic trading.


• Develop alpha models that forecast future prices of crypto assets using state-of-the-art machine learning methods and statistical modeling techniques

• Build out a systematic, automated trading strategy for crypto markets that leverages our alpha models to anticipate price changes

• Generate innovative alpha ideas, and explore new datasets for alpha potential, in a collaborative research environment

• Optimize our crypto portfolio, and analyze our production trading performance

• Work closely with a team of exceptional quant researchers and developers, learn from your peers and industry experts, and help others on the team succeed

• Push your work to production and receive immediate performance feedback

• Become a core contributor to our trading strategy and research platform


• Ph.D. in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Applied Math, or other quantitative discipline; exceptional candidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree will also be considered

• Research track record demonstrating that you are driving innovation in your field

• Research or applied experience in machine learning or statistical modeling is a strong plus

• Proficiency in Python, Java, or other modern programming language

• Versatile problem-solving skills, and a drive to succeed

• Desire to learn continuously and increase your impact

• Ability to work closely with other quant researchers in a highly collaborative environment

• Prior work experience in a research role in tech or finance is a plus

• Knowledge of financial markets or the crypto industry is a plus but not required

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