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Quantitative Crypto Analyst

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Chicago
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:The GroupFidelity Digital Asset Management [FDAM] is building an investment platform offering digital asset products and services designed to meet the growing needs of Fidelity's retail customers and intermediary and institutional clients. The Investment Implementation team is a collaborative group proficient in off-chain and on-chain market structure, trading, liquidity venues, reconciliation and risk management. The team will work closely with Research, Investment Operations, Data Science and Risk across topics such as portfolio construction, rebalancing, collateral management, technology infrastructure and automating processes.The RoleWe are seeking a Quantitative Crypto Analyst to join the Fidelity Digital Asset Management business and report directly to the Head of Research. This team of multi-disciplinary research analysts will be focused on developing frameworks for the evaluation of tokens, and the associated blockchain and protocols, that form the basis of the rapidly evolving blockchain economy. The Analyst will initially be focused on building ML models, factor models, and portfolio construction.One of the primary objectives of this team is to bring the rigor and discipline found in the best investment research teams in traditional asset management to the world of digital assets. Members of this team must have a track record of conducting high quality hands-on investment-oriented research coupled with a demonstrated knowledge of crypto and ability to apply critical thinking to evaluating utility of blockchain networks and associated protocols. The Research team's output will enable the development of passive and active investment products that allow Fidelity's customers to gain exposure to growth in this exciting new asset class.The Value You DeliverThe Quantitative Crypto Analyst will have three main deliverables:

  • Data organization: Partnering with quant researchers, data scientists and technologists on identifying, collecting and organizing the data necessary to conduct the research that enables developing investment management products.
  • Decision tools and models: Creating quantitative tools for assessing trading and liquidity profiles of the various cryptocurrencies and tokens to inform market positioning and risk.
  • Strategy development: Using data organization above, developing systematic approaches to portfolio construction, risk management and trading.Education and Experience
    • 2+ years of relevant experience working with on-chain data
    • Strong background in quantitative research, including programming, time series modeling, optimizations, and machine learning
    • Familiarity with crypto data vendors, data sources and fundamental data
    • Experience with portfolio construction for an asset manager a plus
    • Advanced degree in Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or a closely related field is encouragedThe Skills You Bring
      • Strong hands-on research capabilities and an ability to communicate research to a broad audience
      • Ability to engage with multiple investment and technology teams to establish a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to crypto and token research
      • Familiarity with modern technology and programming platforms. E.g., Python, SQL and cloud-oriented data technology (AWS, Azure, S3, Snowflake)Certifications:Company Overview Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money. Join Us At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a , we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined. blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks). At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine. We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at . Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to .
        We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Accounting Manager, Billing and Posting Clerk, and Field Client Relationship Manager and others in the Accounting and Finance to apply.

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