Quantitative Research Analyst

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About us

XBTO is a world leader in cryptofinance. In 2015, we were the first to provide institutional-grade liquidity to major trading platforms. Since then, we have made significant efforts to create stability in the cryptocurrency markets. We continue to grow and shape the industry through our extensive trading experience and deep technical knowledge of blockchain. XBTO consistent ranks among the top crypto trading and venture investing firms.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop, back-test, and implement short and medium-term quantitative trading signals applied to the crypto.
  • Robust portfolio construction based on multiple signals.
  • Identify new trading opportunities by using statistical methods and analyzing a large data set.
  • Contribute to improving a state-of-the-art quantitative pipeline that allows for fast strategy test iteration and insight generation.
  • Organize and present models and results to the team.

Job Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience in a Quants role.
  • Extremely passionate about trading and markets
  • Experience or strong interest in crypto markets
  • Advanced degree (PhD or MSc) from a top-tier university in a quantitative field, such as Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics
  • Strong experience developing statistical models in a trading environment
  • Deep understanding of optimization theory
  • programming skills in Python and understanding of Git
  • Curious and open-minded disposition with high attention to detail, and ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, and a high-level of professionalism
  • Desire to work within a collaborative, team-driven environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – ability to independently generate, test and implement ideas


  • Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment
  • Willingness to trust co-workers and to take ownership
  • Ability to receive and give constructive feedback
  • Strong professional demeanour, work ethic and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work with remote teams globally and possess cultural intelligence
  • Responsibility, good collaboration, humility, and ability to deliver independently
  • Able to work autonomously and possess an infectious ‘can -do’ attitude!

Our Offer:

XBTO wants to accelerate the social benefits of cryptocurrency. To achieve this goal, we innovate and create “Trusted Crytofinance”. We work with leading traders, investors, and entrepreneurs. Are you next?

In contributing your expertise to the growth of XBTO and the cryptofinance ecosystem, you will receive a market leading compensation package in addition to generous benefits. You will experience a fun and collegiate work environment with the chance to work in some great locations such as Miami, New York or Paris. Both short term placements as well as permanent may be available (facilitated by sponsoring work permits globally as required). You will find colleagues who will laugh with you, just as much as they will challenge you, around the clock given our global presence. Our DNA is one that is performance-driven and meritocratic meaning that the upside for strong results is immense.

Competitive Salary + Performance based Bonus

Our Hiring Process:

In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify their identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification and background checks.

XBTO is an equal opportunity employer. We seek a diverse applicant pool and hire without regard to race, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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