Senior Quantitative Analyst / Data Scientist

Salary Competitive

Vinter is seeking ambitious quantitative analysts to join our team to build and improve index strategies for our institutional customers. At Vinter, you’ll help solve unique, large-scale, and highly complex technical problems. The quantitative analyst is ultimately responsible for the implementation, review, rebalance, and reconstitution of the Vinter index portfolio.

Vinter’s mission is to institutionalize crypto. We create and calculate complex yet elegant crypto indexes used in financial products worldwide. Our customers are some of the most successful crypto funds in the world, and our investors are some of the most well-respected in the industry. We recently raised a $3.4M Series Seed and are now looking to build one of the greatest teams in our industry.

Since our incorporation in 2019, we’ve been listed as a top European startup. Our team is a diverse group of people from over eight countries speaking 13 different languages.

Responsibilities:

As a member of the index team, you will be responsible for the development of new index algorithms, backtesting reports, periodic Index reviews, and rebalances of the Vinter indexes. Key areas of responsibility will include:

Develop new index algorithms and investment strategies.

  • Automate the company's backtesting infrastructure and develop our capabilities to visualize backtesting results.
  • Conduct the periodic rebalancing process of indexes and/or the associated implementation of any changes, in accordance with their review schedule.
  • Develop automated eligibility checks of crypto assets for inclusion in Vinter indexes, such as liquidity and free float.
  • Conduct data analysis on the results of index calculations to ensure accuracy and quality.
  • Escalate any issues/concerns to the line manager and report exceptions in a timely manner.
  • Timely investigation and resolution of any client query relevant to your role and areas of expertise.
  • Highlight and recommend process improvements to your line manager that will improve the levels of quality, productivity & client service.
  • Using all available data sources including data vendors, crypto exchanges, public blockchains, and regulatory filings.
  • Actively contribute to the training and onboarding of new team members.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in developing and implementing financial or statistical models in a production environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Understanding of investment management and portfolio construction across asset classes.
  • Knowledge of performance measurement and portfolio analysis concepts.
  • Experience in automating analytical processes in a structured manner.
  • A proven track record for achievement in delivering a high-quality service.
  • Proficiency in Python, numerical algorithm development, and database management.

    Meriting:

    • MS or MBA in Computer Science, finance, financial engineering, economics, statistics, or other quantitative fields.
    • Experience from working at a market data provider or index provider.

     

    NB. Vinter will hire you through our entity in the UK and Sweden. In other countries, we hire using a global payroll provider.

    Vinter is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. Accordingly, it is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Perks and benefits

    This job comes with several perks and benefits

    Flexible working hours
    Flexible working hours

    Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

    Pension plan
    Pension plan

    We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

    Equity package
    Equity package

    Want to be a partner? Look no further.

    Healthcare insurance
    Healthcare insurance

    Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

    Maternity / paternity leave
    Maternity / paternity leave

    Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

    Remote work allowed
    Remote work allowed

    You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

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    Working at
    Vinter

    Vinter is an index provider for crypto assets. We make crypto ETFs possible and work with leading issuers in Europe. We developed the first crypto indices in the Nordics approved by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). We introduce crypto assets to the traditional financial industry and reliable pricing and trust to the blockchain community. Our multinational team consists of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience from cryptocurrency research and trading, data engineering, corporate law, investment banking, and structured products.

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