Algorithmic Trader

algorithmic trader gravity team
About this position

We're looking for alpha-driven algorithmic traders who thrive in a fast-paced environment!

At Gravity Team, a quantitative proprietary trading firm, we are on the mission to balance the supply and demand across crypto markets around the world.

As a Quantitative (Algorithmic) Trader in Defi, you will be building new trading / market making strategies in decentralised finance. You will be given all the tools / guidance necessary to test and bring the model to the markets.

You Are

  • A problem solver. There will be many challenges every day with sub-optimal choices. You should be able to make the best choice and measure it in terms of probabilities and expected value.
  • Focusing on results. Urge to getting things done is what differentiates between success and the rest.
  • Take initiative. As a quantitative trader you will be the driving force of company’s trading strategy. You will need to take the leap into testing new assumptions un parameters
  • A team player. We thrive together as a team! You will have to listen well and present your ideas in an environment where the best ideas win.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Researching and digging deep into details to work out the trading / market making strategies in De-Fi with focus on providing value to market participants
  • Monitor trading systems real time and adjust trading parameters to maximise profitability
  • Analyse our historic data and implement trading system efficiency improvements.

What We Expect

  • Python skills – understanding of asynchronous programming is a plus
  • Skills to prepare and analyse data for your conclusions
  • Understand blockchain basics: transactions, wallets, smart contracts, double spend, transactions pool, mining is a plus
  • Owner mindset – focus on delivering the most value to the markets and the most value to the company
  • Advanced trading knowledge isn’t required but a strong willingness and curiosity to learn algorithmic, high-frequency, quantitative and market making trading is crucial
  • Ability to be in the office at least 40% of the time

Our Promise To You

We offer you hands-on insight into one of the most exciting and lucrative industries today. Our work contributes to transforming the current financial industry and democratizing access to digital goods across the world.

Conditions

  • Extremely open idea meritocracy
  • Fast-moving, challenging and truly unique business problems
  • Very competitive salary with steep development curve. Profit sharing is tied to your and your market performance. The upside is unlimited
  • Flexible working hours, casual work attire and startup atmosphere
  • Location flexibility down the road, company retreats
  • A-class work environment in a modern skyscraper office building

Curious to learn more?

If you have any further questions about working with us, reach out to our Head of HR – Laura!

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