DeFi Quantitative Analyst / Strategist / Researcher

$140,000 - $200,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required


  • cryptocurrency
  • crypto
  • blockchain
  • defi
  • quantitative
  • trading

Job Description

Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startups.  This opportunity is with one of our client companies for a full-time permanent hire.  Please only apply if you are authorized to work in the U.S. Please note that even if this job is not a perfect match, we encourage you to apply as long as it is in the ballpark.  Companies are often flexible in hiring candidates who do not perfectly fit their written job description, as long as the most important qualifications are there and the candidate is good in general. Most of the jobs we are recruiting for are not posted online, so if you would like to know of all the opportunities we have that match your interests and qualifications, then please get in touch with us. After you apply to this job posting, we’ll consider you for this job as well as any other potential matches with our client companies.  If we have any potential matches, we’ll share your resume with those companies and contact you about any interview opportunities we can get you. Thank you, and we wish you a great job search! Matthew Strassberg
Recruiting Director
Skyrocket Ventures
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DeFi Quantitative Analyst / Strategist / Researcher

Location:  New York (Manhattan), NY.  You can work from home up to 2x/week.

The company has 12 employees and 10 engineers. It has raised $5 million in seed funding from leading investors in the space, and has 2 years of runway. In less than 1 quarter of going live, the protocol already reached $2 million in Total Value Locked.

The company will pay up to $200k in salary, plus equity and cryptocurrency which could be very lucrative.

Job Responsibilities:

- Generating and building new strategies from the ground up.

- Work closely with the engineering team to develop and implement strategies on-chain.

- Conducting quantitative analysis to identify profitable opportunities in the DeFi ecosystem.

- Developing and implementing quantitative strategies.

- Monitoring and optimizing existing strategies to ensure maximum profitability.

- Working closely with the engineering team to implement new strategies and ensure seamless integration.

- Collaborating with other team members to develop and implement new features and product offerings.


- Passionate about trying new things.

- Passionate about making an impact in the world of DeFi, blockchain, and cryptocurrency. Your role will be critical in driving the democratization of banking on-chain and making it accessible for everyone.

- At least 2 years of experience in crypto-focused quantitative analysis and end-to-end on-chain strategy development.

- Understanding of blockchain technology and DeFi protocols.

- Solid understanding of financial markets and instruments, as well as experience with statistical analysis, probability theory and stochastic calculus.

- Proficiency in programming with Python or R.

- Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Nice to have:

- Startup experience.

- Personal trading experience.

- An advanced degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, similar.



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