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Jr. Quantitative Researcher / Data Scientist

BiLira is looking for a highly disciplined and trustworthy Quant Researcher / Data Scientist to join our dynamic team. As a talented Quantitative Researcher/Data Scientist you will contribute to the development, optimization, and implementation of sophisticated trading models.

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December 14, 2023
Location
Hybrid

About Us

BiLira is one of the most promising FinTech ventures coming out of Turkey, supported by notable investors and partners. Our core technology is a 1 to 1 backed stable cryptocurrency that is pegged to the value of The Turkish Lira, whose value never changes. We are a group of passionate entrepreneurs with an ambitious goal democratizing access to financial products through decentralized technologies.

What we’re looking for

BiLira is looking for a highly disciplined and trustworthy Quant Researcher / Data Scientist to join our dynamic team. As a talented Quantitative Researcher/Data Scientist you will contribute to the development, optimization, and implementation of sophisticated trading models.

Responsibilities

Data Extraction and Analysis:

  • Retrieve and analyze stock market data from various sources to identify patterns and trends.
  • Utilize statistical techniques and quantitative methods to extract meaningful insights from financial data.

Model Automation:

  • Implement and automate trading models according to predefined rule sets.
  • Develop algorithms to execute trades efficiently and effectively.

Backtesting:

  • Conduct thorough backtesting of automated trading models to assess their performance under historical market conditions.
  • Analyze and interpret backtest results to refine and enhance trading strategies.

Optimization:

  • Identify areas for improvement based on backtest results and market analysis.
  • Implement optimizations to enhance the overall performance and profitability of trading models.

Risk Management:

  • Develop and implement risk management strategies to ensure the robustness and stability of trading models.

Overfitting Prevention:

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of overfitting and implement measures to mitigate its impact on trading models.

Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, traders, and analysts, to integrate quantitative strategies seamlessly into our trading infrastructure.

The Ideal Candidate

  • BA, MS, or PhD degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Min. 2 years of proven experience in data science, quantitative research or building models
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical techniques
  • Strong programming skills, preferably in languages such as Python, R, or C++.
  • Expertise in backtesting and optimization methodologies.
  • Familiarity with financial markets, instruments, and trading strategies.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • High level of discipline and integrity.
  • Fluent in English (Read, write, understand and communicate)

Benefits

  • All of our teammates have significant ownership and impact on our business, as well as benefits like competitive salary, equity option, early payday and etc.
  • Preference given to candidates residing in Istanbul, and we support hybrid working arrangements.
  • Flexible schedule and the option to be remote up to 3 days a week (though we love to hang!).
  • Office perks (free coffee / food / snacks, co-working space, fun time and community activities)
  • Get to work at Turkey’s one of the top blockchain technology companies.
  • Collaborate with industry leaders and experts.

Join us if you have a proactive mindset, a desire to learn new technologies and a passion to create user-centered applications. Let's democratize finance and connect everyone to the decentralized internet of tomorrow!

The world is changing with the financial revolution that started with Satoshi's creation of Bitcoin in 2009. We are looking for talented people who are passionate about cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance. If you are interested in joining BiLira, you can fill out the Google Form by clicking the button below!
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