Data Scientist

Data Scientist 

Lukka (formerly known as Libra) is a trusted, blockchain-native technology company that delivers leading products for the crypto asset ecosystem. Lukka’s products automate and optimize accounting, audit and tax processes for funds, fund administrators, OTC and proprietary trading firms, exchanges, miners, protocols and accounting firms. Lukka’s premier solutions enable the transformation of distributed and decentralized data into auditable information within a highly scalable and secure SOC 1 Type 2 infrastructure. Lukka is based in New York City.

Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong, highly motivated candidate to join the blockchain revolution. He or she will be conducting pioneering research in cryptocurrency market microstructure, pricing methodologies, auditing standards and much more. If you have a passion for crypto, fascination  with data and a passion to dive into uncharted waters and invent the future, send us a resume.


Responsibilities

  • Research on volatility and risk in the cryptoworld 
  • Research in cryptomarket microstructure, including the fine details and mechanics of crypto exchanges, and their business
  • Monitoring and surveillance of data from diverse exchanges 
  • Write white papers, position papers, reports and promotional material
  • Support data collection and warehousing

Key Qualifications

  • Passion for all things blockchain and crypto
  • Bachelor/Master degree in quantitative discipline: computer science, mathematics, engineering, economics, finance
  • Firm knowledge of statistics/data science/machine learning concepts and techniques (regression models, decision trees, Bayesian inference, etc.) and their applications
  • Strong knowledge in Python
  • Knowledge in data architectures with  Q/Kdb+ and/or Postgres SQL
  • Self-motivated team player able to work in a small team fast-paced environment 

Nice to have

  • 1-2 years working experience in finance industry
  • Javascript, node.js 
  • Experience/coursework with volatility and risk models
  • Object oriented language Java, C/C++
  • Experience working  in AWS cloud



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