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 report to our Head of Quantitative Trading and work with our global quant team.

As part of the team, your responsibilities will be:

  • Develop the algorithms and analytical models used for market making and programatic 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:

  • Experience in cryptocurrency trading and research
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a front-office quant research analyst/trader role
  • Experience in developing algorithmic trading tools
  • Experience in managing and mining financial market data
  • Experience with Python, R, Linux and Java is desirable
  • Knowledge or experience in microstructure, optimisation, and market making strategies on an automated basis
  • Comfortable communicating technical ideas with management
  • Strong academic background within a quantitative subject (e.g. Financial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science) with excellent understanding of mathematical finance
  • Self-starter with ability to work autonomously and/or remotely

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 Japan.

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