Quantitative Trading Intern (Brussels) - Start Date February 2023

Brussels, Brussels
Work Type: Internship

Keyrock SA (the Group) was founded in 2017 and has quickly grown from 3 to over 100 people today. As an industry recognized liquidity provider and market maker, Keyrock SA is a leading European creator of algorithmic trading technology in the digital asset space. With VC backing including Series B Investment from Ripple, a constantly expanding global client base, and revenues growth 13x in 2021, Keyrock is one of Belgium’s and Europe’s fastest-growing fintech companies.


We’re currently active on over 80 exchanges and count numerous marketplaces and asset issuers among our clients, including some of the best-known companies in the crypto space. We strive to operate according to the highest standards of compliance and integrity - both in spirit and in regulatory scrutiny we succumb to.


Keyrock's beating heart is its diverse, quantitative and technical team filled with software engineers, digital scientists and PhDs, who themselves are supported by university professors, industry-leading experts and a strong management team. Over the years Keyrock has become a company that is both idealistic and practical.

We are looking for:


We’re now looking to add a Quantitative Trading Intern to our team, to assist our traders in monitoring and supervising operations related to all trading activities, flows of assets, treasury and risk management. You will receive hands-on training from senior members of our trading team and learn how to manage, supervise and track all Keyrock’s trading algorithms. You will gain a thorough understanding of Keyrock’s activities and of the global digital asset market more broadly.


The start date for the internship is circa Feb 2023.


What you will be doing:

  • Supporting the deployment of new algorithms, clients and markets
  • Keeping a global updated view of all algorithmic trading operations
  • Financial monitoring of alerts
  • Assisting with active trading
  • Assisting with trade execution
  • Preventive actions by spread adaptations
  • Helping to keep track of the treasury
  • Helping to keep track of and report technical and financial problems and provide feedback to the dev team for improvement.

Skills & Experience:


  • Able to act and to take decisions under pressure
  • Digital native
  • Understanding of/interest in digital assets and blockchain technologies
  • Understanding of/interest in financial market structure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • The ability to take ownership of a project while collaborating on it with colleagues
  • A passion for Blockchain/DLT and digital assets
  • A passion for financial markets and asset management in general
  • Proficient English speaking

Previous experience in trading (stocks, equities, cryptocurrencies etc.)  - this doesn’t have to be professional experience, and programming Skills e.g. python or a clear indication of a willingness to learn programming, will be looked upon favourably.  


Our Recruitment Philosophy

We believe the most important aspect of our recruitment process is self-awareness: we are looking for people who have a clear understanding of themselves and what they are looking for in their professional career. That means that we expect to work with people who not only have the right skills, but who have also made the conscious decision to look for a company in our industry and with our characteristics.


Our Offer


A 6 month Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle, with the possibility to transition to a permanent contract afterwards

Complete autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely one to two days per week

A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural team that enjoys regular team building activities 

As an employer we are committed to build an inclusive, diverse and non-discriminating work environment. We welcome employees of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, creed and sexual orientation. We hire, reward and promote entirely based on merit and performance.


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