Junior Trader

Job Description

We are looking for a unique individual whose ambition is to become a full fledged trader in a high frequency trading firm. The ideal incumbent would have some personal trading experience and is curious to learn more. Please share with us what it means to you to become a trader and why you would be suitable for this role!

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • -  Ability to work in a high-pressure, collaborative team environment

  • -  Ability to master and execute trading algorithmic and discretionary strategies

  • -  Thrives in a flat and meritocratic corporate culture

  • -  Exercises discipline and ensure consistency in identifying and navigating trading risks and opportunities

  • -  Possesses quick and decisive thinking and the ability to perform in a dynamic and stressful environment


  • - Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in the fields of Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Data Analytics, Commerce or Economics. 
  • -  Min 2 years personal/professional trading experience ideally
  • -  A thirst for learning and mastering how to excel in financial markets is a must

  • -  A personality void of ego and is able to self-manage and grow without excessive structure

  • -  View integrity as a core value

  • -  Ability to communicate concisely and effectively

  • -  Knowledge of any programming language will be an advantage e.g. Python

  • -  A strong passion for competitive activities e.g. trading, games, sports etc.

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.

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