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Quantitative Researcher - DeFi

RemoteIndia, Karnātaka, BangaloreR&D

Job description

DeFi is undergoing a perpetual existential crisis, one that may not be visible to the naked eye. To set things into perspective and evacuate the orbit for DeFi, the creator has taken it upon themselves the dire duty of reshaping and creating a novel reality; the future of the financial universe.

Brahma aims to simplify the interaction with DeFi primitives through easy to invest vaults, which leverage composability with multiple protocols to deliver superior risk-adjusted yield to users.

Brahma provides an alternative to inflationary returns via liquidity mining and discourages mercenary capital. ⚛️

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We are looking for a talented Quantitative Researcher to join us in building best-in-class DeFi trading systems. The ideal candidate will pair a strong data background and with a balance of technical rigor with execution. You should be excited about learning new DeFi primitives and making sense of them via data. Knowledge of building trading systems is preferred.


  • Competitive salary and token performance-based bonuses
  • A fully remote, collaborative and decentralized environment, where your initiatives and ideas count and are rewarded
  • Transparent governance and progressing together to a DAO-like structure
  • A unique open research environment, where everybody contributes and sees the full spectrum of our work, from inception to production and trading
  • Shape the future of an on-chain protocol building at the forefront of cross-layer integrations with various primitives (concentrated liquidity, futures, options and more)

This role is remote, please share your Github profile and details of previous projects worked on (both commercial and personal).

Job requirements


  • Exploring payoff structure and risk of new primitives and mapping them mathematically
  • Design, and manage risk of a portfolio of strategies that capture inefficiencies across multiple DeFi protocols
  • Simulate, code and test portfolio allocation strategies 


  • You have a background in relevant fields such as applied mathematics, physics, machine learning, statistics or engineering
  • You have worked on trading strategies from idea to production
  • Experience working with python data science stack
  • Comfort working in a dynamic, research-oriented team with several ongoing concurrent projects
  • You look forward to working with an interdisciplinary team that longs to find solutions together.

The number of years of experience does not matter as long as you have built complex projects from scratch, a burning desire to learn more, constantly improve yourself, and solve tricky problems on a daily basis. We're a small team so you can assure yourself that whatever you contribute - in terms of an engineer, or otherwise - is always heard and discussed.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with Ethereum or other EVM-based chains
  • Previous hands on work in Risk and Portfolio Management
  • Hands on Quantitative Trading experience in crypto


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