Quantitative Trader

GSR is looking for a Quantitative Trader to join our quantitative trading team on a full-time basis. GSR is a leading market-making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading. You will help to shape and build the cutting-edge strategies and tools used for real-time programmatic trading including market making, risk management, and proprietary trading strategies. You will ideally be based in London, UK or Zug, Switzerland, where we are building our presence. You will report to our Head of Quantitative Trading based in Europe.

As part of the team, your responsibilities will be:

  • Develop the algorithms and analytical models used for market making and proprietary trading of cryptocurrencies
  • Work with the technology team in developing code, testing, and writing technical documentation for the models
  • Work closely with the trading team in developing new trading strategies and monitoring trading activities to ensure efficacy of models
  • Continually improve trading processes and provide day-to-day support for client portfolios
  • Support the firm’s trading and operations across all client accounts

Your profile

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a front-office quant trader / researcher at a bank or proprietary trading firm
  • Experience in developing algorithmic trading tools a must
  • Experience in managing and mining financial market data
  • Experience with Python and familiarity with unit-tests, version control, and pull-releases
  • Demonstrable excellence in working on a codebase
  • Experience in microstructure, optimisation (including machine learning), and market making strategies on an automated basis
  • Excellent and proven communicator within a team
  • Strong academic background within a quantitative subject (e.g. Financial Engineering, Applied Mathematics) with an excellent understanding of mathematical finance
  • Experience with crypto exchange API’s desirable
  • Self-starter with ability to work autonomously

About us:

GSR is a fast-growing programmatic trading company in the exciting world of cryptocurrencies. Founded in 2013, we are one of the first established players in a nascent space, and have developed a leading market position serving key exchanges and clients globally. GSR is an international company with staff located in the UK, Switzerland, Spain, and Hong Kong.

Send your CV along with a brief description of your interest to recruiting@gsr.io