Open position at Rockaway Capital

QUANTITATIVE ANALYST - ROCKAWAY BLOCKCHAIN

Work schedule
Full-time
Address
Na Hřebenech II 1718/8, 140 00 Praha 4-Nusle, Česko

We are looking for a Quantitative Analyst (“QA”) for Rockaway Blockchain Fund – Venture Capital firm focused on the blockchain industry. The QA will take full end-to-end responsibility for developing data-driven analysis and investment framework.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

DATA ANALYSIS (primary)

- Develop quantitative models to support investment decisions (investment, divestment, rebalancing) into digital assets.

- Define and track key performance indicators (“KPIs”) for applications utilizing public blockchains (such as Price-to-Earnings ratio, Price-to-Burn ratio, transaction volume, trading volume, monetary velocity, etc.).

- Analyze public blockchain data to find asymmetry between KPIs and asset price on secondary market. Find patterns leading to anomalies in asset valuations.

- Develop processes and algorithms for automated lead generation. (i.e. by scanning credible newsletters, twitter feeds, Google trends, Alexa rankings, blog posts, etc.).

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS (secondary)

- Lead technical due diligence, perform code reviews, read technical documentation (search for bugs, security holes and performance bottlenecks).

- Test product prototypes (run blockchain nodes, deploy smart contracts, query APIs).

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP 

- Conduct research on topics as defined by the team.

- Periodically write articles and knowledge nuggets.

- Help build internal knowledge database.

- Be recognized as a “thought leader” in the crypto space.

NETWORK AND PR

- Establish and nurture network of technical founders and subject matter experts; ideal profile is already deeply connected to the blockchain ecosystem.

- Actively seek speaking opportunities at crypto conferences; ideal profile is already respected in the crypto community.

OUR EXPECTATIONS:

- IT background, degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.

- Experience and successful track record in programming and data mining (minimum 2 years).

- Autonomous in taking ownership and at the same time team player.

- Entrepreneurship and drive (curiosity-driven, not searching for easy way out).

- Ability to structure, analyze and synthesize complex problems.

- Commitment to excellence.

- Proficiency in writing of technical and investment articles.

BONUS POINTS

- Expertise in blockchain / cryptocurrency investing.

- Established network and relationships with technical founders and blockchain experts.

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