Data Scientist – Financial risk

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a Data Scientist who is passionate about financial markets and wants to join an algorithmic derivatives market maker with an excellent track record and growth potential in the fast-growing cryptocurrency industry.

What will you do?

  • Drive the way we manage risk and help scale up our business in close cooperation with the CFRO
  • Continuously improve the trading, risk and analytics dashboards
  • Calculate, visualise and analyse our PnL and exposures
  • Handle emergencies with the trading team
  • Ensure that BlockTech stays up to date with new regulatory and risk developments and embed these in our policy framework

What do we require from you?

  • An academic degree in Quantitative Finance, Econometrics or any other quantitative field with excellent study results (cum laude or higher)
  • Working experience with Python
  • Proven versatility and ability to pick up new technologies and learn systems quickly
  • A positive can-do attitude and a creative mind
  • Educational and/or professional experience with financial derivatives
  • Willingness to commit long-term
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

What’s in it for you?

  • The chance of a permanent, full-time position in a relaxed and trendy office located in Amsterdam
  • A competitive base salary combined with a very attractive bonus plan based on your performance as well as the company‚Äôs results
  • Additionally, outstanding performance is rewarded with shareholding
  • An extensive in-house training program
  • A highly collaborative and experienced Scrum/Agile team
  • The opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology
  • A pension plan, a laptop, a smartphone and reimbursement of your internet costs at home
  • The opportunity to do all kinds of sports during working hours like kickboxing classes, CrossFit, fitness and soccer
  • Delicious catered lunches at the office, Friday drinks, company events, a gym membership and much more!
  • Type of Company Inhouse
  • Function Data Scientist
  • Language Dutch Language Not Required
  • City Amsterdam
  • Province Noord-Holland
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