Senior Quantitative Trader/Market Maker

New York, Taipei, Singapore
Trading /
Office based /
On-site
We are a full stack cryptocurrency trading entity. We have our own proprietary latency sensitive trading system, sophisticated trading algorithms and execution platform. We have access to all major cryptocurrency exchanges globally.

We provide an institutional grade market making service to token projects, exchanges by providing consistent support and resistant liquidity in requested markets. Overall, we tend to keep market-neutral in order to thrive in any market conditions.

About the role:

In this role, you will apply mathematical and quantitative methods to evaluate financial products or markets in order to find trading opportunities and calculate risks.

This opening requires a minimum of 4 days working in the office.

Responsibilties:

    • Research DeFi markets, protocols, strategies, and manage a sizeable portfolio
    • Conduct in-depth research on Cefi and/or Defi markets and blockchain data
    • Design and deploy algorithmic trading strategies to the production environment
    • Expand automated trading business to new trading products and venues, calibrate and fine tune the performance. 
    • Provide reporting on daily market sentiment, risk exposure, P&L 
    • Conduct post-trade analysis of trading strategies and algo performance risk mitigation strategies and responsible for portfolio/strategy optimization

Who you are:

    • STEM Degree from a top college or university 
    • A quantitative trading strategy that is currently and consistently profitable in any asset classes. (not only in a simulation or back-test environment)
    • We are open to small holding periods and mid to high trading frequencies. 
    • Excellent Return on Capital (ROC) A proven track record (not just back-test data)
    • Ideally, experience at a proprietary trading firm, or hedge fund. 
    • Crypto experience will be a plus but not necessary.
    • Must be able to do hands-on coding. It could be in any language of Rust/C++/Golang/Python

General requirements:

    • Candidate must be able to relocate to NYC office or Taipei office in Taiwan
    • For all the roles, 2-3 rounds of coding tests should be expected for 2-3 hours each
    • Excellent written and spoken English, any other languages will be a plus

Benefits:

    • Highly competitive salary and semi-annual performance-based bonuses *
    • US working visa sponsorship of any qualified candidates if needed *
    • US green card sponsorship after one full year of employment if needed *
    • Team-wide career skills improvement workshops *
    • Team outing events and team dinners throughout the year in New York and Taipei * Well-stocked office kitchen *
    • 15 days of PTO, 15 days of WFH, additional one WFH day per week.

    • (For NYC candidates, 100,000 - 250,000 USD per year)

Please provide the following when you apply

    • Summary of your research and/or trading strategies
    • If applicable, whether your trading strategies have been (a) simulated/backtested only, or (b) traded live in production (if the latter, how long trading has been live)
    • Your role on the team, and what tools or components you have experience building
    • Daily PnL Breakdown
    • Capital Allocation, Leverage, and Book Size
    • Return % (please specify whether % of GMV or ROC%) Annual PNL (or Average Daily PNL)
    • Max Drawdown
    • Sharpe Ratio
    • Target Volatility
    • Holding Period
    • Potential for scalability
    • Market Capacity
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