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Crypto Algorithmic Trader (Experienced hire) London

Alphachain Capital

Alphachain Capital London United Kingdom

1 month ago

Alphachain Capital is hiring Algorithmic Traders who already have some experience developing and running algorithmic strategies in cryptocurrency markets.

We are looking for individuals that have developed a live trading track record who are looking to join a reputable prop trading firm and manage your own "desk" with related P&L responsibilities.

Successful candidates will have strong coding skills (Python) and a demonstrable curiosity about high-frequency trading, quantitative trading and general cryptocurrency trading. You will work directly under our CEO and benefit from detailed advice and guidance as part of the team. Significant responsibility and independence will be provided early on. You will be treated like an owner with your own P&L responsibilities and your incentives will be completely aligned with that of the company.


The role will involve a significant amount of research and development when testing and developing trading strategies as a "desk" owner with... related P&L responsibility. You’ll be looking how to build and/or expand your desk across various levers: building new strategies, improving existing strategies and adding new trading products, as well as improving the technology behind the trading. You'll be required to analyse various large datasets as part of the research process to help identify a potential edge.

We are looking for those with strong quantitative and coding skills. This role will involve both research and trading.

This is a very entreprenereual role for mature individuals with algorithmic trading experience. Those without experience developing and running algorithmic strategies need not apply (please see Academy link if no experience).

Hard Skills Requirements
• Strong coding skills essential - 1 to 3 years experience coding in Python is required (test required)
• Algorithmic trading experience is required (essential), whether personal or professional experience
• Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
• Demonstrable interest and experience trading cryptocurrency markets (details including track record should be provided at application stage)
• Entrepreneurial mindset with an owner menatlity.

What Alphachain Capital Offers
• Get significant trading and P&L responsibility early on
• Unique opportunity to join one of the most innovative cryptocurrency algorithic trading firms in the world
• Work directly with our CEO under his guidance

• Your application must include a detailed cover letter describing the level of your algorithmic trading experience and performance. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
• Only apply if you have the above experience and are genueinely interested in this role. Speculative 'fast apply' applications won't be considered
• Do you research on our business before applying. What type of trading do we do currently?
• Please note due to the large number of applications unfortunatley we cannot reply to everyone.

• Base salary plus discretionary bonus based on experience.

• Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. Regular weekly meetings in London will be requried
London UK

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