Quantitative Analyst Intern (C++)

Job Description

Have you wondered what it’s like being part of the most competitive industry in the world? Do you aspire to be part of a brilliant diverse team of traders, technologists, and quant?

We are looking for one motivated quantitative analyst 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.

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 or 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 be responsible for monitoring and improving the signals or strategy.

Skills and Knowledge Required

The role involves a high degree of coordination and communication with both traders and IT and the candidate should express desire to be involved in both sides of the company.

The candidate should have experience in an analytical or mathematical field and strong programming capabilities in C++. Knowledge of Python & SQL will be advantageous. Experience with ML and knowledge of financial markets is a plus.

Qualifications

  1. Internship is only open to residents of Singapore currently.
  2. Able to commit for at least 12 weeks for full-time internship or 24 weeks for part-time internship.
  3. Position is available from November 2021.
  4. Interested candidate will need to complete a data analytic exercise as a screening requirement.

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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