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Quantitative Analyst (m/f/d) @ BIT Capital

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BerlinBIT Capital - Investment Full-time

BIT Capital is a fast-growing asset management company headquartered in Berlin. We develop financial products around our know-how of digitalization trends, the impact of the internet on global business models, and our ability to understand technology and its impact on financial markets better than traditional asset managers. Our flagship products are the Global Internet Leaders funds, through which we invest in the leading internet companies of tomorrow that will emerge as winners of the structural shift of the global economy.
Our funds are taking the top 3 places out of 10.000 equity funds worldwide in the Lipper 1 year performance ranking

We are looking for a motivated Quantitative Analyst (m/f/d) to join our team in Berlin.

In this role, you will support the launch and management of two new derivatives strategies across the most liquid asset classes, such as Equity Index Options/Futures and Bond Options/Futures to name a few. You will start to collaborate with the team on the development of the infrastructure for a volatility strategy and progress to a role in portfolio management. You will primarily support the team with software development in Python especially by building a robust database framework and portfolio management solution that will center around a backtesting platform. In addition, you will do research on a variety of topics including signals and portfolio optimization. Further, you will learn how to execute trades, run a portfolio and how the middle- and back-office operations work.

YOUR ROLE

  • Data:
  • Search for appropriate data sources
  • Support the development of an internal infrastructure for market data
  • Portfolio Management:
  • Support the development of a backtesting platform for different strategies including data organization, configurations of strategy, position generation, and dashboards
  • Execution of the strategies and backup other team members
  • Administrative tasks required by the business
  • Research:
  • Idea generation for new signals and backtesting ideas
  • Apply state-of-the art methods to different problems regarding portfolio management such as signal generation, trade sizing, and portfolio construction/allocation

YOUR PROFILE

  • Master/PhD in a technical discipline like Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Physics, CS or similar
  • Strong programming skills in Python and SQL, as well as knowledge in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge about liquid markets, trading and pricing is preferred but not required
  • Curiosity, teamwork, and drive is key, other important qualities include attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, German would be beneficial
  • Very high standards for your work, a strong work ethic, keen attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile to deliver the best-in-class results

YOUR MINDSET

  • A passion for financial markets, trading and asset management
  • You are a team player, seeking to work with entrepreneurial individuals and thrive in a high-performance, transparent culture
  • You are open-minded and appreciate the complexity of financial markets and the socio-economy, yet balance conviction in your positions with intellectual humility
  • You are both detail-oriented and a strategic big-picture thinker
  • You are a lifelong learner, with broad intellectual curiosity, energy, and self-reflection to continuously innovate and improve

Expect an exciting environment – with real impact, a great team, and strong personal development. Just submit your CV, all relevant work documents and a programming project you have worked on. The project can be either part of your thesis, a Github repository or something you coded to understand how theory is transformed into actionable code. Please note that you can choose any programming language you like.

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