DeFi Algorithmic Trader



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2023

We are looking for a DeFi Algorithmic Trader to join our team in London. You will work within a diverse group of engineers and scientists to improve our proprietary trading by extracting vast amounts of DeFi data with the aim of identifying relevant trading signals and feeding these into your live strategies.

What you do as DeFi Algorithmic Trader:

  • Come up with novel approaches of extracting, analysing and interpreting DeFi market data for trading purposes
  • Connect our trading engine to relevant data sources and express your algorithmic trading strategy
  • Identify predictive signals for our live trading and improve existing trading processes
  • Shape our trading footprint by identifying new markets to trade on

Qualities that make you an ideal fit:

  • You enjoy solving complex problems by focusing on results rather than process
  • Quick to learn, unconventional thinking, creativity and persistence
  • Good mix of engineering and data science skills in the domain of time series analysis
  • Strong coding skills in a modern programming language
  • In-depth knowledge of decentralised finance protocols such as Ethereum
  • Ideally familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • PhD, MSc from top tier universities in relevant STEM subjects (mathematics, physics, computer science)
  • This is a front office trading role and as such permanent remote work is not an option
  • The ideal applicant combines solid coding skills with business acumen and prior trading experience
  • Competitive base salary
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Auto enrolment in defined contribution pension scheme
  • Free Friday lunches, drinks and snacks
  • Conference budget
  • Central London office

If the above job description excites you please submit your CV together with a brief cover letter that clearly outlines the reason why you apply and what makes you a great fit for the role. Applications without cover letter will not be considered.