Cumberland - a DRW Company is the cryptoasset arm of DRW, established in 2014 after pursuing an early interest in cryptoassets and their underlying technologies. Today, Cumberland is a global leader in cryptoassets, uniquely positioned between the traditional financial markets and the cryptoasset ecosystem. From our offices in Chicago, London and Singapore, we provide 24-hour access to a wide array of cryptoassets while helping the crypto ecosystem evolve in a responsible, sustainable way.
As a Senior Cryptoasset Research Analyst, you will focus on identifying and vetting a wide variety of investment and trading opportunities in the cryptoassets sector. You will also play a critical role in monitoring the overall cryptoasset ecosystem to identify larger trends and market structure opportunities.
Publish timely internal and external research on market events and their impact on the global cryptoasset ecosystem
Analyze new initiatives and products to produce data-driven research reports
Generate and present investment ideas in the cryptoassets sector based on fundamental research
Identify and evaluate key valuation drivers, thematic views and industry macro trends; provide real-time news-driven updates
Participate in the development of event-driven trading opportunities in cryptoassets
Assist in management of cryptoassets portfolio
Participate in industry conferences and events
Required Skills & Experience:
Professional experience in cryptoassets research with a strong understanding of crypto-economics.
7+ years of experience in fundamental research
Proven idea generation and investment track record
Proficient in technical terminology related to general cryptography and protocol languages
Extensive experience developing research models, interpreting and reporting on research results and vetting opportunities for investment
Professional experience using Python (or a similar language) for time series or statistical analysis
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Must have a sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree, preferably in finance, economics or engineering
Previous experience in news-based or event-based research is a plus
A strong understanding of futures, equities, options, and lending markets is a plus
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