Web3 DeFi Lead Quant / Economist

Job at Venus


Zurich Switzerland

Full time

We are looking for a Lead Quantitative Analyst / Economist to lead protocol economics, assist product architecture, develop risk models, and support the team with data-based insights. You will assist the product team in creating innovative financial solutions that are composable with key partners and other protocols in DeFi. As Economist, you will regularly lead the recalibration of protocol financial economics (e.g. interest rate model optimization, token emissions, etc.) and build and manage a new market risk model. You'll be expected to create and present protocol assessment reports and work closely with product, marketing, and C-level leadership. Your Responsibilities Create robust financial models and analytics dashboards to support the product development effort as well as evaluate feature performance Design custom-made financial products composable with various DeFi protocols Utilize data science (both on-chain and off-chain) to discover actionable insights for the protocol Oversee the token’s economics and treasury investments Develop a robust risk management process for all the lending and borrowing pools on the platform Act as a quantitative liaison to external stakeholders and communicate key metrics to financial teams Support the creation and execution of the overall protocol strategy with data-driven insights and quantitative data Skills & Qualifications: Strong interest in crypto and fintech Engineering / math / finance background 3+ years working in a hedge fund, investment bank, other trading firms, or a DeFi protocol 3+ years experience with SQL, Python (data science libraries), JupyterHub, etc. Advanced Excel (Google Sheets) skills for prototyping data models A solid understanding or interest in lending and borrowing financial products Strong knowledge of statistics Experience with stochastic modeling, dynamical systems, and/or game theory Understanding of incentive mechanisms and their impact on tokenomics models Demonstrable interest and knowledge of key blockchain and consensus protocols, including advantages, disadvantages, and tradeoffs of various technical and crypto-economic system designs Demonstrated ability to design and execute a research agenda Collaborative and able and willing to work in a remote-first environment Good to have Experience with DeFi architecture Experience with Solidity / EVM Experience with crypto trading Experience with GraphQL / subgraphs Experience with cadCAD / systems modeling Understanding of cross-chain architectures and vulnerabilities

Company: Venus

Website: http://venus.io/

Skills: leaddefisolidityeconomy designeranalysteconomy-designer

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