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Quantitative Researcher - Machine Learning

About the Company

Contek is a quantitative trading firm specialising in the blockchain sector. Our trading strategies are built on a foundation of rigorous scientific research, complemented by our in-house development of cutting-edge trading technologies and systems. Its core members are graduates from prestigious institutions such as Tsinghua University, Oxford and Imperial College London, etc, and have previous experience working at hedge funds (WorldQuant, GSA Capital, Jump Trading, etc) and technology companies (Google, Facebook, Microsoft, etc).

The founding team began trading cryptocurrencies in early 2017 and, over a span of six years, has developed a profound understanding of market structures and blockchain technology. Compared to teams with traditional financial backgrounds, we excel at identifying unique alpha and trading opportunities in the cryptocurrency market.

Work type: Permanent - Full time

Location: Shenzhen, Shanghai

Job Description

Quantitative Researcher as part of a small, collaborative trading team with a focus on systematic trading strategies in cryptocurrency markets.

What You Will Do
  1. Develop and optimize machine learning models for predicting future returns of assets.

  2. Assist developers in building infrastructure for training and validating models.

Who You Are
  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or related STEM fields with a strong academic background (from prestigious universities in China or well-known institutions abroad).

  2. At least 2 years of research or practical experience in the field of machine learning.

  3. Proficient in Python programming and familiar with common data structures.

  1. Award-winning experience in Kaggle competitions.

  2. Publications in renowned journals or conferences in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or related fields.

  3. Award-winning history in high school mathematics or physics competitions.

  4. Working experience in Quantitative Trading Firms.

Why Join Us
  1. Competitive remuneration package and a meritocratic culture where accomplishments are rewarded

  2. Dynamic and result-driven with a flat structure

  3. Collaborative teams in an energetic and casual working environment

  4. Excellent exposure to the crypto ecosystem and the latest market insight

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