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DeFi Quant (Risk)

May 19
Fully Remote

At karpatkey, we’re looking for a DeFi Quant to join our Risk Management team, responsible for identifying, assessing, and controlling risks.


  • Build a Risk Scoring Model for DeFi investment projects;

  • Review new and existing DeFi projects and perform Quantitative and Qualitative risk assessments and ratings;

  • Work closely with the DeFi Investment team to help develop appropriate risk and control frameworks;

  • Identify risks, threats, and vulnerabilities and propose mitigation strategies;

  • Generate and review risk measures, stress tests (eg. VAR) to ensure the business’s risk/return targets and goals are within appetite;

  • Develop proprietary, fundamentals based risk modelling tools and methodologies to analyse evolving markets and the impact on company businesses;

  • Develop and maintain a professional risk control environment that is conducted within risk limits, processes, and standards set for regulatory and operational risks of the company and as required by external Auditors/Examiners;

  • Responsible for the documentation of processes and procedures;

  • Keep track with the development of DeFi and Investment projects.


  • Strong educational background in analytical fields such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Quantitative Finance;

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in quantitative analytics and quantitative research;

  • Proficiency in Python programming language coding skills;

  • Experience building own tools/automations/market analysis;

  • Experience with numerical and statistical packages such as Pandas;

  • A solid understanding of DApps, Ethereum as well as Yield Farming;

  • Very good understanding of smart contracts technology;

  • Solid communication skills;

  • Abide by our values.


  • Home office;

  • Flexible hours;

  • PTO Benefits;

  • Yearly training budget;

  • Home-office equipment budget;

  • Bonus award.