Data Scientist

Job description

Who are we looking for?

BlockTech is a high-paced, algorithmic trading firm that facilitates global decentralised trading in cryptocurrency derivatives.

Our state-of-the-art pricing models are controlled through intuitive and highly performant interfaces. These operations generate a lot of data, which we use to gain insight into our trading strategies and market positions. Currently, we are building out our analytics capabilities to further automate and streamline our data processing needs. As such we are looking for a Data Scientist to strengthen the team and help in this development.

What will you do?

  • High volume pre- and post-trade analysis to enhance our trading strategies and develop the systems that make this possible
  • Collaborate with our Quantitative Developers and Traders and bring insight into our mathematical models
  • Initiate and manage automation projects together with our pricing, execution and risk teams
  • Develop dashboarding across our whole business from PnL and treasury to infrastructure system health

What do we require from you?

  • A relevant academic degree
  • 1+ years experience as a Data Scientist, Data Engineer or similar role
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex financial data and provide actionable insights
  • Working experience with Python, SQL and visualization tooling
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
  • A positive can-do attitude and a creative mind
  • Willingness to commit long-term
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Professional experience in the financial industry is a plus

What is in it for you?

  • The chance of a permanent, full-time position in a relaxed and trendy office located in Amsterdam
  • A competitive base salary combined with an attractive bonus plan based on your performance as well as the company’s results
  • Additionally, outstanding performance is rewarded with the opportunity to buy into the trading fund
  • An extensive in-house training program
  • A highly collaborative and experienced Scrum/Agile team
  • The opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology
  • A pension plan, a laptop and reimbursement of your internet costs at home
  • The opportunity to do all kinds of sports during working hours like kickboxing classes, CrossFit, fitness and soccer
  • Delicious catered lunches at the office, Friday drinks, game nights, sports competitions, gym membership and frequent company trips and events!

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