Junior Quantitative Trading Analyst

About Us

Block by Block Capital was founded in 2017 and has grown to become a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm with our flagship product being an algo based hedge fund. We also trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. Within the past year, we’ve turned over ten-figure volume in crypto-to-fiat arbitrage and algo trading and continue to prioritize the growth of our fund and automated trading footprint.

Position Description

You will work directly with our partners to push the boundaries of how we analyze and manage our trading operations. Utilizing your deep curiosity of analyzing data, trading patterns and market conditions leveraging your knowledge of statistics and critical thinking will be a routine challenge. You will be expected to learn and understand our KPIs, then work in tandem with the team to generate new insights that will feed into process improvements, automation and data visualization. This position is for an individual who’s eager to be a part of a small team with a desire to grow with the company as it scales.

Responsibilities

  • Quantitatively analyze trade data and perform post-trade analysis of strategies

  • Develop, conduct, and coordinate financial models or ad-hoc analysis projects to facilitate operational decisions, including trading execution and cost management

  • Assist in the design of data visualization solutions for internal use, translating between business problems and elegant technical solutions

  • Communicate to the team relevant news, market events, and system behavior in a clear and concise manner

  • Challenge the consensus of existing methodologies and trading strategies in the spirit of our continual improvement mentality

Qualifications

  • Degree in a quantitative discipline – Finance / Statistics / Financial Engineering / Math Finance / Computer Science / Economics, etc.

  • Proficiency in coding, financial modeling, accounting, and statistics

  • Understanding of financial market dynamics required, digital asset industry dynamics a strong plus

  • Mastery of Excel required

  • Familiarity with programming or data manipulation in C#/C++, SQL, R or Python preferred

  • Self-starter attitude with grit to trace problems from symptom to source

  • Sharp mind with the ability to rapidly learn new skills and search for solutions when needed

  • Proficient written and spoken level of English is required

We Offer

  • Hands-on experience with technical trading, financial markets and hedge-fund operations, while working directly with the company founders

  • Opportunity to learn about blockchain and cryptocurrency industry

  • Flexible working hours and time off in a small, tight-knit family company

  • Transition into full-time employment open for extraordinary talent

Location

  • Physical location based in Phoenix, AZ preferred

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