Quantitative Research Intern

Singapore, Singapore | Full-time | Partially remote


Tokka Labs | Singapore, SG

Tokka Labs is a proprietary trading firm with a focus on close collaboration, rigorous research, and cutting-edge technology. We are market makers, searchers, and solvers for top protocols on the most popular blockchains in the world. We design and implement our own trading systems and strategies to provide liquidity in the most diverse and challenging environments. At the core of it all lies our unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries of decentralized finance and we are always on the lookout for like-minded individuals to join us on this journey. If you think you have what it takes, apply now! 


Position Summary

The Quantitative Research Intern will play a pivotal role in advancing research initiatives focused on decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols. This position entails conducting in-depth analyses to explore innovative solutions for on-chain execution and meeting day-to-day trading requirements.


Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive research on cutting-edge DeFi ecosystems, employing quantitative analysis to discern emerging trends within the space. 
  • Investigate various decentralized protocols to identify strategic opportunities, subsequently devising and implementing quantitative trading strategies.
  • Develop tools to monitor and analyze the performance of our trading systems, as well as assess the broader market landscape.


Job Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a research-based degree in a quantitative or computing field, with a preference for postgraduate degrees (PhD/Masters). 
  • Strong passion for blockchain and cryptocurrency, coupled with a willingness to actively engage in various Web3 communities. 
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with a keen analytical mindset.
  • Proficiency in Python, with advantageous experience and capability in utilizing web3-related libraries. 
  • Strong quantitative aptitude and a commitment to maintaining a high standard of professionalism in the field.