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Java Algo Developer – Crypto Trading – London - £100k + Stock Options

My client is an electronic market maker and provider of risk management software solutions for the trading of Digital Assets. They are one of the largest electronic market making firms in digital assets, trading hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of bitcoin every month.

Their team has in-depth experience building and maintaining best-in-class automated trading and risk management systems for both foreign exchange and alternative assets.

The position requires a very high standard of Python or Java development, as you will take ownership of a high volume order management system handling liquidity provision for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple.

Their algorithms are running on more than fifteen servers on 3 continents and you will be required to code, test and deploy your solutions in real time. If you can take it, your responsibilities (and compensation) will expand very fast as they push you to give the best of yourself.

These are the boxes they would like you to tick:

  • Meticulous attention to detail (very important)

  • Commercial experience programming trading algorithms in Python OR Java

  • Expert in object-oriented programming, hacker mentality

  • CS, EE or Applied Maths background preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of Linux

  • Knowledge of multithreading, sockets and IPC (inter process communication)

  • Exchange/Venue connectivity knowledge

This is an intriguing opportunity for developers from more traditional asset classes to transition into a company that continues to pioneer how liquidity for cryptocurrencies is provided to institutional clients across the world.

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