Quant Developer

Job Description

We seek a few highly motivated quant developers to join our growing Quant team. We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving and critical thinking. The Quant team at Grasshopper investigates a wide variety of technical and trading issues, 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 development of quantitative signals and algorithms to assist our trading teams. 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.

After development, the quant will also be responsible for testing and deploying strategies on live markets. Once a strategy is live, the quant will also be responsible for monitoring and improving the signals or strategies.

Qualifications

  • A good degree in Computer Science / Quantitative Finance / Mathematics or the equivalent, fresh graduates are welcomed to apply
  • Strong coding capability in Python and/or C++ i.e. object-oriented programming
  • Good foundation in analytical or mathematical fields
  • Good command of English and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Financial Markets/Trading is a plus
  • Experience in GUI Design is a plus
  • Experience in ML is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Linux
  • Perform well either independently or collectively

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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