Junior Quant Researcher - Quant Trading

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May 21

Amber Group is a leader in digital asset trading, products and infrastructure. We work with companies ranging from token issuers, banks and fintech firms, to sports teams, game developers, brands and creators. Operating at the center of markets, we act as liquidity providers, miners and validators on all major exchanges, applications, and networks. Across all products and categories, we have turned over >$1T in volumes since inception.

Our core value is building strong relationships with our clients; helping them buy and sell digital assets, earn yield, manage risk and access liquidity. Through our WhaleFin platform, individual investors enjoy award-winning investing services including app & web trading, fixed income and structured products.

We are a team of 1,000+ dynamic, entrepreneurial technologists, traders and engineers on a mission to enable frictionless markets. We operate around the clock and around the globe - headquartered in Singapore with a presence in Athens, Chicago, Geneva, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, New Jersey, Salt Lake City, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo, Vancouver, and Zurich.

Our firm offers world-class technology infrastructure and research capabilities, but we are still unconstrained and nimble enough to remain deeply entrepreneurial. We are always interested in people who have an appetite for taking calculated risk, demonstrate a high level of original thinking and intellectual curiosity.

Job Description

Amber Group is a leader in digital asset trading, products and infrastructure. We work with companies ranging from token issuers, banks and fintech firms, to sports teams, game developers, brands and creators. Operating at the center of markets, we act as liquidity providers, miners and validators on all major exchanges, applications, and networks. Across all products and categories, we have turned over >$1T in volumes since inception. Our mission is to make our digital future a reality and shape it to be fair, inclusive, and kind.Our people are both dreamers and doers - a self-driven, entrepreneurial community who are believers in the power of decentralized networks. We collaborate across teams and regions, promoting a culture that is open, transparent, respectful and inclusive.Our businesses1. Institutional financial services, helping 1,000+ asset managers, hedge funds, corporates, and family offices invest in digital assets via API and our OTC desk.2. Consumer financial services with millions of customers investing in digital assets via our award-winning mobile app and web platforms.3. The emerging digital creator economy including gaming tokens, digital art, sports collectibles, and social tokens.At Amber Group, you will have the opportunity to work with innovative and entrepreneurial people, solve meaningful problems, accept challenges, and become experts in frontier fields. We strive to take care of our people, providing competitive incentives, benefits and rewards. 

Job Responsibilities:

    • Conduct research and statistical analysis to develop and continuously improve our mid-frequency trading strategies
    • Assist in refining our internal database, risk management system, and backtest platform
    • Work closely with portfolio managers on other trading related quantitative projects

Job Requirements:

    • BS/MS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or other related fields
    • Strong knowledge of factor model investing and portfolio construction
    • Strong analytical skills, experience in analyzing large datasets is a plus
    • Solid programming skills in Python, familiar with Python libraries including Pandas, Numpy, Scipy. Experience in C++ is a plus
    • Experience in mid to high-frequency CTA, statistical arbitrage, and option trading is a plus
    • Immediate available is highly preferred
Amber Group opens its doors to the curious problem solver empowered to make an impact in shaping tomorrow. As a hyper-growth company since day 1, we continually invite talent to join our diverse, nimble and digitally-native teams. If this sounds like you, apply now, or get in touch with us today at careers@ambergroup.io.

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