Senior Quant Developer

Job Description

We seek a highly motivated experienced quantitative developer/researcher to join our quant team. We are especially interested in candidates who are can demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving and critical thinking. The Quant team at Grasshopper investigates a wide variety of technical and trading problems, so a keen intellect and a voracious appetite for learning are key characteristics of the successful incumbent.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the role involves:

  • - end-to-end ownership of the research and implementation of new quantitative signals and algorithms independently or with assistance and inputs from trading team.
  • - ongoing maintenance and performance improvements on the existing strategies
  • - monitoring and analyzing post-trade data for trading strategies

Throughout the process of development, the quant will work closely with traders to develop trading strategies and be responsible for the design and development of these strategies.

Qualifications

The candidate shall have:

  • - at least 3-5 years working experience in trading industry, preferably in HFTs or quant funds
  • - at least a Bachelors degree or further education with strong computational and academic background
  • - strong programming experience in C++ and Python is required
  • - Good knowledge about trading, market structure and exchange infrastructure is desired
  • - experienced in Linux, GDB and SQL is required
  • - track record of competitive sports (or e-sports) played is a plus
  • - ability to communicate ideas simply and succinctly in a diverse team
  • - ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • - base in Singapore

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.

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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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