Grasshopper is a leading Asian proprietary trading group and a major liquidity provider for global exchanges. We are expanding and seeking an self-driven team player looking for a challenge, to join us as a Quant Trader.
At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With more than 10 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To remain 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 do not have customers; we do not indulge in politics; we are not typical. We are motivated problem solvers, thirsty technologists, and adept risk takers.
-Develop proprietary trading strategies in equities and/or derivatives markets
-Conduct original quantitative research to produce new alphas, and improve existing ones
-Manage all aspects of the strategy development process, including data analysis, hypothesis testing, back-testing, signal implementation and post-trade analysis
-Exercise discipline when navigating trading risks and opportunities
Develop tools to facilitate and optimize trading operations
-Has a proven track record of developing novel proprietary trading strategies in the high or mid frequency space, especially in Asian markets
-Has working knowledge of any of the following programming languages: C++, Python or Java
-Possesses quick and decisive thinking and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and stressful environment
-Communicates concisely and effectively
-Takes initiative, is self-motivated and works effectively, both as a team and independently
-Holds courage, temperance and integrity as core values
-Thrives in a flat meritocratic environment
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 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.