Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, TU Wien, Austria TU Wien FAM



Quantitative Risk Analyst

Vienna, Austria

Who we are

Bitpanda is on a mission to reinvent the world of finance and bring investing closer to everyone, everywhere. Today's financial ecosystem is complex, exclusive and expensive, and we're here to change this as the #1 investment platform in Europe and beyond. Our platform is rooted in the belief that investing should be safe, easy and accessible to all. With Bitpanda, everyone has the freedom and flexibility to invest in what they believe in - commission-free stocks, cryptocurrencies or even precious metals - starting from as little as $1.

Our story started in 2014 with our founders, Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. Since then, we've grown to a powerful and diverse team of 700+ people who represent more than 50 nationalities. Headquartered in Vienna, we're proud to be Austria's first unicorn and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in Europe. Our innovative technology serves over 3 million users and operates across multiple hub locations. Our products are built by fast-moving, talented, "roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen" kind of people. If you're someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let's go!

Your mission

Bitpanda is on the way to expanding its business segments. This requires a strengthening of our financial risk management capacities. Therefore, we are looking for a new team member with a strong quantitative background and experience in risk management.

What you'll do

  • Develop and review quantitative risk models for calculation of market risk related to exposures to financial assets traded and held by Bitpanda
  • Monitor market risk levels and define risk hedging strategies for Bitpanda's current and future asset classes
  • Contribute to the analysis of our net exposures from performance and risk perspective
  • Periodically report key risk levels to senior management
  • Participate in defining and developing quantitative tools for stress testing and scenario analysis

Who you are

  • Master's or PhD degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Financial Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Risk Management, Econometrics)
  • Proven track record in risk modelling and programming with statistical software (R, Python, SQL)
  • Understanding of stocks, ETFs, FX and financial markets and risk concepts such as VaR and scenario analysis, using Monte Carlo simulation models
  • At minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience in market risk management
  • Blockchain knowledge (PoW vs. PoS, staking) is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Linux (bash) and cloud computing (AwS, Docker, Kubernetes, Airflow) are advantages
  • Fluent in English

What's in it for you

  • Top-notch "tech pack" (a.k.a.: the latest and greatest hardware) that you need to help Bitpanda move the needle, right from day one. The best part? You can choose between PC or Mac. And yes, noise-cancelling headphones are included!
  • An attractive individual stock option plan* in a high growth company, and a competitive salary *our stock option plan is available to all permanent employees
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Occasional company-wide and team events - both in-person and virtually!
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • A brand new, optimised-for-hybrid-working, HQ office located in Vienna's fintech hub (in the second district) as well as local office location hotspots in Berlin, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Milan (to name just a few!)
  • Bitpanda sustainable merch to keep you swagged out and living the Bitpanda brand
  • A global Bitpanda team of fast-moving, talented, "roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen" kind of people who are united (across cultures and time zones) by our unique way of working. *These benefits do not apply for our internships.

And, above all, the opportunity to learn & grow as part of Bitpanda's incredible journey to become Europe's #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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