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Quants of Blockchain

High Frequency Trader

$100k – $180k • 0.1% – 1.0%
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In general, we need hard working and smart people. Working hours can be 60+ hours per week sometime. Don't just go employed, go to be part of the most technologically advanced hedge fund in digital asset management, don’t go gentle into that good night. Some people tried and they failed, but we love our culture here. We seek same people like us.

What we have: PB+ data, 1k+ models, k+ threads at your command, some of the smartest people in the industry, now we cover 2%+ of all trading volume of real exchanges(spot/future/options/etc.), and this is an industry that grows 5x per year.

What we need: more models, more clean data, more management skills

Followed is the longer version.

High Frequency Trader at Trade Terminal are passionate about model building, data analysis, and the possibilities that they hold for exploration, insight, and illumination. We seek individuals who are curious, intellectually driven, practical, and purposeful. Our team is comprised of a diverse set of empirical and imaginative thinkers – eager to mix quantitative discipline with creative problem solving coupled with a love of challenges posed by financial markets.

We are seeking a creative and research-minded Quantitative Researcher to join the systematic research team. This elite team leads research and portfolio decisions for one of the industry’s top global digital assets, and takes a collaborative approach to the research and development process.

As a High Frequency Trader, you will use your skills to:
Continued development, optimization and improvement of existing strategies
Manage sizable portfolio and understand key drivers in crypto market
Drive strategic and impactful business initiatives to launch strategies in new market places
Contribute measurable improvements to systematic portfolio construction
Achieve high risk adjusted returns through proactively data analysis and research
Implement new strategies in a highly collaborative environment with data scientists, trading strategists, and software engineers

As a Quant Researcher, you will need:
2-5 years of experience in an algorithmic trading/model development environment (HFT)
Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly, with strong attention to detail
Experience with Python, Numpy/Scipy/Pandas and/or other quantitative research tools
Experience with SQL database (e.g.: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift etc…)
Experience working effectively with (overseeing or managing a plus) a team of analysts to develop trade ideas and manage positions
Knowledge or experience with blockchain systems preferred
Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related. Master's or Ph.D. is a plus
NO FPGA and programming with delay quicker than 1ms required

Applicants selected will be evaluated on both their technical skills and their ability to demonstrate clear judgment, creativity, critical thinking, keen attention to detail, and intellectual honesty.


TradeTerminal at a glance

Quants of Blockchain

TradeTerminal focuses on Trading, Hedge Funds, and Bitcoin. Their company has offices in San Jose. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://tradeterminal.io or find them on LinkedIn.

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