Quant Developer

Job Description

Scrypt is a Swiss investment firm pioneering the institutional adoption of Digital Assets. We provide institutions access to deep liquidity, best-in-class execution, and innovative investment solutions within one secure ecosystem.  

The candidate will join the Trading Team at Scrypt, a world leader in digital assets. The ideal candidate should have strong coding skills in C# or C++, a solid knowledge of financial products, trading environment, and a strong interest in cryptocurrency.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with traders and quantitative analysts to understand the business needs of the technology to ensure the system is ideally built for the problem at hand.
  • Identify potential areas for optimization and performance enhancements including suggestions for the ongoing maintenance and improvement of overall code quality.
  • Own all aspects of trading strategy code including trading algorithms, performance, and exchange connectivity.
  • Provide realistic estimates for project and software development timelines ensuring accountability.
  • Utilize exhaustive testing and debugging skills as part of the development process.
  • Stay current on industry development and trends to maintain ongoing business awareness and a competitive edge.
  • Work closely with the support staff to ensure the successful system operation and take pride in being the first point of contact for technical troubleshooting.
  • Be a link between technology, quantitative research, and quantitative trading.
Required Skill Set & Qualifications
  • Software Development experience in C++ and Python
  • Experience with databases and SQL
  • A strong understanding of object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • A passion for new technologies and ideas
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Minimum BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related computer engineering or science subject. MS degree would be ideal
Company Benefits
  • Progression to meaningful equity in an industry-leading company.
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