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Job Overview

A dynamic Quantitative Trader to work in collaboration with our engineers, data scientists, quantitative researchers, and risk managers to monitor and supervise operations related to all trading activities, flows of assets, treasury and risk management. In this role, you will be fully responsible for supervising different algorithms and trading accounts.

Your mission will be to manage, supervise and track all Keyrock’s trading algorithms. We expect you to have a thorough understanding of not only Keyrock’s activities but also macro movements within the markets, and to have the capacity to analyze, assess and communicate in the most efficient, swift and professional manner observations made throughout trading activities.

NB this is a remote position - we’re looking for candidates who are based in the American time zone to provide coverage outside European working hours. You’ll also be expected to work a later shift (4pm-12 midnight) at least half the time.

Traders are required to take turns to work weekend shifts (app. 1-2 times a month, may vary occasionally) to ensure operational coverage and recuperate these as additional days off of before or afterwards.

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

  • Active trading

  • Trade execution

  • Preventative actions by spread adaptations

  • Keeping track of the treasury

  • Keeping track of and reporting technical and financial problems and providing support to the dev team for improvement.

Skills and experience

  • Strong analytical ability

  • Fully comfortable with trading and order books

  • Able to act and to take decisions under pressure

  • Digital native

  • Understanding of digital assets and blockchain technologies (particularly CEXes and DEXes)

  • Understanding of financial market structure

  • Strong attention to details

  • Basic coding skills (good understanding of SQL and at least basic working knowledge of Python or R) are required for some of the traders openings and we prioritise candidates with these.

  • Good communicator

  • Fluent in English

Past experience trading cryptocurrencies is essential. This doesn’t have to be professional experience - we’re also keen to talk to anyone who trades cryptocurrencies as a hobby.

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Founded in Belgium in 2017, Keyrock are cryptocurrency market makers building scalable, self-adaptive algorithmic technologies to support efficient digital asset markets. Through a combination of in-house algorithmic trading tools, high-frequency trading infrastructure and industry expertise, Keyrock provides unparalleled liquidity services to tokens, exchanges and brokerages within the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

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