Overview

As a quantitative trader, you will be designing, implementing and monitoring trading strategies and execution algorithms for an exchange-affiliated trading desk. The role is a unique opportunity for those who love to combine deep knowledge about markets with algorithmic strategies design.

Your impact:

  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of the real-time high frequency trading systems,
  • Designing, testing and implementing trading strategies, as well as improving upon existing algorithms, in a low latency environment.
  • Helping design and implementation of a risk management framework.
  • Creating pricing algorithms.

Who you are:

  • Proficiency in English, written and spoken.
  • Strong coding skills – Python preferred, Java will be a plus.
  • A computer science or a quantitative (mathematics, physics, econometrics) degree.
  • Robust knowledge of statistical analysis and machine learning tools.
  • Experience working in a hedge fund, prop trading firm, electronic market maker, or successful automated trading on your own account.
  • Excellent self-motivation and self-discipline.
  • Quantitative and reasoning skills, coupled with ability to think in the terms of risk and reward.

Additionally, it would be nice if you: 

  • Have hands-on experience with delta one market making in a high-frequency trading environment.
  • Have knowledge of market microstructure modeling and CLOB dynamics.
  • Have experience with or are keen to learn about algorithmic options market making and vol surface modeling.
  • Are proficient in the software development best practices and tools.
  • Have a crypto market experience.
  • Enjoy a startup-like environment and fully remote work.

About Bitso:

Bitso is Latin America’s leading cryptocurrency platform. Our goal is to evolve how we think about and use money. We believe that we should all have the opportunity to use our money whenever we want it, and how we want it, without boundaries or schedules. To achieve this, we provide individuals with fast, cheap, seamless and user-friendly financial services powered by blockchain technology.

Cryptocurrencies do not rely on intermediaries to give them legitimacy or value. Instead, they are valuable because of the peer-to-peer technology that powers them. We firmly believe in crypto and the use cases it has. It’s time for the world to upgrade to a fair, open, transparent, and global financial system for all. #makecryptouseful. 

Visit us at https://bitso.com/

Bitso promotes an environment where people are treated fairly and with respect, free of discrimination, bullying, harassment, violence or threats.

Please visit: https://bitso.com/legal/GI/terms to see our privacy policy.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Purpose: You’ll be part of something bigger, working towards financial disruption and inclusion across Latin America.
  • Culture: You’ll work in a thriving, friendly, and fun environment that promotes open discussions, jokes, learning, video games, and lots of fun.
  • People: You’ll work with some of the most driven and intelligent people in the crypto space, engaging with a network of diverse talent from 25+ nationalities bound by our quest to #makecryptouseful.
  • Salary: We pay competitively in the countries where we operate.
  • Venue: Work from wherever you want, work asynchronously; this role is fully remote to give you maximum freedom.
  • Unlimited Paid Time-Off:  You choose your number of days off. Recharge batteries and enjoy who you are outside the office

  • This role is expected to work remotely.
  • These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.