Senior Quant Developer - systematic trading

  • competitive
  • Zug, Schweiz Zug Zug CH
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • flov technologies AG
  • 18 Jul 18 2018-07-18

Senior Quant Developer required to join our IT team, responsible for maintaining and developing the existing research & trading infrastructure, spanning hardware, software, network, market connectivity as well as data management. This person will work closely with our quant researchers on the implementation of systematic trading models, crypto-exchange connectivity as well as rebuilding our existing systems.

 

Firm presentation

Flov technologies is a Swiss asset management company with focus on quantitative investment strategies in digital assets, with a vision of a global peer-to-peer marketplace that utilizes distributed ledger technology as a settlement infrastructure. The firm is built on three pillars: a highly experienced and visionary team, tested investment strategies and professional operational structure. As such the team is comprised of Blockchain pioneers with detailed insights into the crypto world and its future, experienced hedge fund professionals with great track records and quants that can deploy investment strategies in a quick and efficient manner. Additionally, flov has a clear organizational structure and governance, process driven operations, and strong risk management that can mitigate investment risk in the space of digital assets. Flov allies an open research setup (no silos) with a meritocratic environment, and values research and information technology as the cornerstones of its success.

 

Essential qualifications

  • Strong academic background in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science and Electrical Engineering preferred)
  • Min 3-4 years of experience at an algorithmic trading firm, contributing to and developing a fully automated and highly resilient trading infrastructure
  • Multithreaded programming
  • Methodical and process-oriented
  • Risk-focused, diligent, detail-oriented and quality-focused
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a proactive attitude to own issues and solve them
  • Excellent programming knowledge in Java
  • Familiarity with Windows & Linux
  • Versioning systems (e.g. GIT)
  • Build systems (e.g. Maven)
  • Database systems (e.g. MySQL) 

 

Desirable qualifications

  • Experience in high frequency trading
  • Experience in crypto-assets and crypto-exchanges
  • Exchange connectivity
  • Trading protocols (e.g. FIX)
  • Python, R and/or Matlab

 

Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • Problem-solving approach with can-do, hands-on attitude
  • Strategic mind-set with sound judgment
  • Curiosity about new technologies and development approaches
  • Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process