Finance

Quantitative Researcher - Digital Assets Market Making (Remote)

Remote
Work Type: Full Time


Keyrock is expanding!


Keyrock 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 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, Keyrock is one of Belgium’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 digital assets space.


Keyrock's beating heart is its technical team filled with software engineers, digital scientists and academics, 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:

A dynamic Quantitative Researcher to work in collaboration with our engineers, data scientists and quantitative traders. We currently look for specialists from two domains: market making and statistical arbitrage & mean reversions. Your mission will be to help shape Keyrock’s trading strategies.

What you will be doing

  • Building models to create new trading strategies

  • Structuring and implementing algorithmic trading strategies

  • Backtesting algorithmic trading strategies

  • Software development and implementation

  • Monitoring market performance

  • Market analysis


Skills and experience

The successful candidate should possess :

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Maths, Sciences or Statistics
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience at a leading market maker/hedge fund/prop shop/asset manager or an investment bank
  • In depth expertise of global financial markets and products, with experience of systematic market making strategies
  • Experience with statistical arbitrage highly desirable
  • A high degree of technical aptitude with programming skills in Python and / or C++
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Outstanding written and verbal presentation skills

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 competitive salary package, including 25 days paid holiday plus national holidays per year

  • Complete autonomy in your time management thanks to flexible working hours and the opportunity to work remotely 

  • The freedom to create your own entrepreneurial experience by being part of a team of people in search of excellence who all receive stock options from the first year

  • A ton of fun in a thriving and multicultural environment, with colleagues enjoying regular team building activities


Keyrock offers you both a career and a large range of benefits that we will gladly discuss in the course of the application process.

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.


Keyrock only accepts direct applications for this vacancy.

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