DeFi Analyst

Tesseract, a diversified digital asset start-up, is looking to expand our DeFi team. You will work at the cutting edge of finance exploring and acting on opportunities in DeFi. You will be collaborati

Tesseract, a diversified digital asset start-up, is looking to expand our DeFi team. You will work at the cutting edge of finance exploring and acting on opportunities in DeFi. You will be collaborating with other DeFi team members to create strategies that we can use for capital deployment. As your work will require an understanding of different blockchain-related concepts and functionalities of DeFi protocols, you are not scared of working with technical subjects.

Currently, we are deploying institutional funds to different protocols that offer enticing risk/reward ratios. We are constantly expanding our strategy universe with more complex options, such as DEX arbitrage and liquidity provision optimisation. In the future, we plan on pushing into DeFi further by launching our own protocol. You will work with our DeFi team on the design side, and if skillset allows, also on the production side.


We encourage master/doctoral students to apply for this position.


Your responsibilities

  • Research and keep track of new developments in the DeFi space
  • Complete due diligence on protocols and their opportunities
  • Work with the DeFi team on crafting, iterating, and executing new strategies on different protocols
  • Track and manage our positions and exposure
  • Suggest and audit new proprietary trading strategies


What we expect from you

  • Experience in a technical or quantitative field, perhaps from an internship
  • Interest in decentralised finance and financial markets
  • In-depth understanding of blockchains, especially Ethereum
  • Experience in using DeFi protocols & Layer 2 solutions
  • Intermediate programming skills (e.g. Python)
  • Bonus: experience with Solidity or Web3.0 programming
  • Finance background not required


About Tesseract

We are a forerunner and one of the longest-standing market participants in the digital asset lending market. As a well-funded high growth firm, we pride ourselves on our proprietary technology and innovative products. We are a team of high-performers with clients all around the world. Read more about us on our website and careers portal.


Who you will be working with

The 25-strong team is a group of high-performers with great communication & interpersonal skills. We know when to take initiative but also when to ask for help. All of us strive for high-velocity and high-quality output. We love the dynamic and high-pressured environment as it drives us to be the next generation of problem-solvers that we are.


What’s in it for you

Competitive pay, perks, and benefits

✨ Meritocracy based culture and a highly competent team

️ Four weeks of paid holiday, guaranteed

A front-row seat to the global digital asset market, especially within lending

Opportunity to learn with the best in finance, tech, and digital assets

Chance to contribute to building world-changing solutions

Great professional growth opportunities


The application process

1️⃣ Send us your best application (feel free to include a GitHub link!)

2️⃣ Pre-qualification (cover letter, qualifications, references)

3️⃣ First interview, most likely with a task

4️⃣ Second interview, potentially with a task

5️⃣ Founder interview

6️⃣ Hiring & onboarding

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply! No Finnish language requirement. If you are passionate about cryptocurrencies and want to be at the forefront of defining digital finance Tesseract might just be the right place for you.

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