Senior Trader

Company & Position

Our client is a fast-growing global proprietary trading company and market maker active in electronic trading on international financial markets, driven by data and technology. As a Digital Assets Traders, you are responsible for the development and execution of various systematic trading strategies in the crypto space. You will have a clear understanding of the technology and systematics of the digital asset space, know how strategies should operate and recognize odd behavior and market patterns or characteristics to improve an existing- or develop a new strategy.

As a (crypto) trader, you will:

  • Research and set up a trading structure in the digital asset space
  • Develop and execute (automatic) trading strategies in the digital asset markets
  • Work with the Quant team towards a successful implementation of new (semi-)automatic crypto trading strategies.
  • Interpret day-to-day trading reports and suggest improvements based on those reports.
  • Contribute to all aspects of the trading desk activities, including: position reconciliation, risk management tasks, and post trade analysis.
  • Work closely together with other trading teams and the Risk department.
  • Continue building towards a more automated and data-driven trading environment and make it future proof.
  • Effectively and critically challenging others when necessary.

Candidate

  • Professional experience as a (arbitrage) crypto trader, with clear knowledge of the digital asset space (crypto exchanges, API’s, block chain technology and trading methodology)
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Computational Finance (or equivalent)
  • A proven track record in the crypto space; the ability to perform well in all market conditions
  • Good understanding of crypto market microstructure
  • Very creative and able to come up with new trading ideas
  • A driven, innovative and enterprising team player
  • A strong analytical thinker, risk tolerant, stress resistant and up-to-date with latest developments

Offer

  • The opportunity to join a highly professional team
  • Be part of a fast growing and ambitious company
  • Facilities to develop your skills and competencies
  • A competitive reward package
  • Healthy lunch at the office
  • Free sport facility
  • Fun activities with colleagues on regular base
  • A great office in the center of vibrant Amsterdam
  • Travel costs reimbursement
  • Good programming skills, preferably in Python (nice to have)
  • Easily able to translate trading ideas into code (nice to have)

Information: Dick Macrander – info@macrander.nl – +31633315227