At Anchorage Digital, we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.
Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions. With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service. We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn.
We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in New York City, Sioux Falls, Porto, Lisbon, and Singapore. For our colleagues not located near our beautiful offices, we encourage and sponsor quarterly in-person collaboration days to work together and further deepen our Village.
As a Member of the Data Science team, you will develop and research quantitative products to contribute to financial services across various Anchorage verticals. Below, we have outlined our Factors of Growth & Impact to help Villagers better measure impact and articulate coaching, feedback, and the rich and rewarding learning that happens while exploring, developing, and mastering the capabilities and contributions within and outside of the Member of Technical Staff, Data Science – Quantitative Research role:

Technical Skills:

  • Serves as a subject matter expert on systematic trading strategies
  • Extensive experience with data analysis and statistical modeling
  • Strong proficiency in Python or functional programming
  • Demonstrates exceptional proficiency in designing and refining trading systems and processes, significantly influencing architectural decisions

Complexity and Impact of Work:

  • Skilled in engaging with stakeholders to navigate complex problems, refine product requirements, and deliver innovative solutions
  • Capable of operating at the intersection of trading and research, addressing challenges that demand both market domain expertise and rigorous statistical and quantitative analysis
  • Defines success metrics and monitors the performance of statistical models to ensure optimal outcomes
  • Capable of breaking down larger projects into smaller, actionable tasks, while precisely estimating project timelines and scope. Effectively articulates various strategies, analyzes trade-offs, and justifies and recommends priorities

Organizational Knowledge:

  • Actively engages with engineering and business stakeholders to align efforts with Anchorage’s strategic vision, ensuring delivery of projects and initiatives
  • Develops and implements programs, projects and processes aligned with Anchorage’s strategic direction and needs
  • Proactively shares insights and methodologies across teams to ensure broad understanding and adoption, effectively eliminating single points of failure and fostering a culture of collective knowledge and resilience

Communication and Influence

  • Serves as a technical mentor, guiding junior team members through complex technical challenges and connecting them back to the strategic goals of Anchorage Digital
  • Skilled at fostering shared consciousness and driving consensus by articulating complex issues to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Serves as a knowledge leader and partner, empowering and guiding colleagues across the organization

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

  • A Master’s or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or a related STEM field, demonstrating a strong foundation in theoretical and applied aspects of your discipline
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to tackle complex problems by applying advanced statistical methods and mathematical models
  • Outstanding communication skills, capable of articulating complex quantitative concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, facilitating effective collaboration and knowledge sharing across the organization
  • Substantial experience in a quantitative trading environment, with a proven track record of conducting rigorous quantitative research

Although not a requirement, bonus points if you:

  • Demonstrate flexibility, curiosity, and a proactive approach to learning and mastering new skill sets, showing adaptability in a quickly evolving environment
  • Have hands-on experience with managing and analyzing large datasets in the financial sector
  • Is distinguished as a leading author or co-author of publications in high-impact industry journals

Compensation at Anchorage Digital:

  • Compensation at Anchorage Digital is market-driven and data-informed. All full-time employees receive a market-leading salary, meaningful equity, and a generous perks and benefits package.
  • Compensation Range: –  $134,530 – $229,000 salary range may be inclusive of multiple regional locations and job grades. This compensation range will be narrowed during the interview process based on skills, abilities, and experience required.  ****We partner with third party firms annually to verify equity, cash, benefits, and perks benchmarks.
  • Benefits: Anchorage Digital is proud to provide market-leading benefits and perks to our employees. We are only 1% of companies who offer 100% health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents. This means no monthly out-of-pocket premiums for you or your family. We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees globally.
  • You can learn more about our culture and perks and benefits here.
About Anchorage Digital: Who we are
The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy.
Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported, and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. Anchorage Digital considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with other legal requirements. “Anchorage Digital” refers to services that are offered either through Anchorage Hold, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and registered Money Services Business, Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, an OCC-chartered national trust bank, or Anchorage Lending CA, LLC a finance lender licensed by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, License No. 60DBO-11976, or Anchorage Digital Singapore Pte Ltd, a Singapore private limited company, all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Anchor Labs, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
Protecting your privacy rights is important to Anchorage Digital, and we work to maintain the trust and confidence of our clients when handling personal or financial information. Please see our privacy policy notices here.
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