Varys Capital Internship
As a trusted authority on digital asset investing, Varys Capital provides secure access to the transformative asset class through its multi-strategy approach to investment returns in early-stage venture and risk-adjusted quantitative trading.
The firm is now seeking four highly capable, energetic, and resourceful interns tasked with supporting the senior and/or managerial team. This is a fast-paced and agile work environment so being capable of juggling multiple aspects of the role, having thick skin, and being innovative is a necessity. You would learn from some of the best in the business with a team hailing from Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Barclays, KPMG, Deloitte, Bangkok Bank, Bitkub, and more.
- Duration: Three (3) months
- Expected Start Date: Monday, June 27th, 2022
- Expected Completion Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
- Working Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10am-6pm (Wednesdays off).
PLEASE NOTE: We are flexible if you are still in school and/or have class on work days.
- The monthly housing stipend is 10,000 THB per month, paid on the last day of the month via direct bank transfer
9th FL, Unit 902
725 Sukhumvit Road
Wattana, Bangkok, 10100 Thailand
Open Internship Positions
As a Quantitative Trader intern, you will have an opportunity to combine the disciplines of risk management, market-making, and cutting-edge technology as part of a team focused on crypto-native trade execution.
Varys is targeting quantitative trading interns with an interest in electronic market-making, systematic environments, and derivatives. You will play a supporting role in managing the PnL of the trading desk and the associated risks under the direction of top-notch traders. This role also requires interaction with the senior quantitative developer and the management team.
You’d be on the front line in trading the ever-changing global crypto market. As you trade, you will look to effectuate systemic improvements to the desk’s overall trading strategy and ensure its long-term viability in a competitive and dynamic market.
Being passionate about discovering creative ways to generate alpha in a rapidly evolving and energetic environment is paramount.
You’ll learn first-hand the structure of what it means to be a team lead working under the direction of the firm’s lead developer, interacting with Gitlab, AWS (Amazon Web Services), databases such as DynamoDB/MongoDB/MySQL, Jira, and much more while the firm builds out an agile and comprehensive CRM./span>
Certain deliverables would take the shape of custom-made dashboards, trade reporting systems with exchange API connectivity, venture analysis systems, DEX (decentralized exchange) products, and a whole host of other exciting projects furthering the agenda of the company, especially within the expanding DeFi sector./span>
This role carries a degree of flexible creativity in the form of both greenfield and brownfield environments. The selected developer(s) will have the ability to partake in the project from concept to completion and work with various team members from the venture and trading divisions.
As a Financial Analyst intern, you will be much more than a simple number cruncher, but rather an integral part and driving force behind the financial machinery of the firm.
A financial analyst is responsible for unpacking and reconstituting the inner workings of the fund from a performance perspective. In addition to working closely with members from the finance department, venture department, and quantitative trading division, you will regularly interact with the fund administrator to ensure various reports are properly compiled.
Regular contact with our investor base while contributing to their understanding of the asset class, comprehending the mechanics of blockchain investments, assisting with venture capital placements and portfolio tracking, internal settlement of NAV, and constantly striving for greater capital efficiencies are all part of the role.
The firm is now seeking a highly capable, energetic, and resourceful administrative intern tasked with supporting the managerial team. This is a fast-paced and agile work environment so being capable of juggling multiple aspects of the role, having thick skin, and being innovative is a necessity. You would act as the first line of defense for the executive(s) ensuring organization and efficiency.
The intern will interact with a wide array of versatile people such as quantitive traders, venture capitalists, portfolio project founders, analysts, and developers, and serve as a liaison with recruitment firms while ensuring organization. You will learn how to use cutting-edge systems to increase efficiency and effective communication at one of the most forward-thinking firms in the country.
Striking a careful balance between being firm yet compassionate is crucial. This is a fast-paced industry and one that’s always changing and exciting. We’re agile, collaborative, and expanding our reach daily, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.
Skills & Qualifications
- Must be proficient in the use of the English language (both verbal and written);
- Excellent computer skills, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) as well as Mac application comprehension;
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills;
- Must be very detail-orientated;
- Preference is placed on candidates that exhibit the potential for a full-time hire if they prove themself during the internship;
- Must possess strong analytical and social skills as well as being good at building relationships; and
- Can work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines.
- Familiarity with financial services or institutions (e.g. bank, investment company, M&A, etc.) is a plus but not required; and
- Have working experience in the position you are applying for is a plus but not required.