Senior Quant Trader

  • BitMEX
  • Remote
  • Aug 22, 2021
Full time Engineering Quantitative Strategy Trading

Job Description

BitMEX is the world’s leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, which has pioneered cryptocurrency trading through relentless commitment to change, and continues to set benchmarks for innovation, liquidity, and security today.

As the world's most advanced peer-to-peer crypto-products trading platform and API, BitMEX gives knowledge, confidence, and precision to hundreds of thousands of traders, transacting billions of USD a day.

Join us, as we build a thriving cryptocurrency ecosystem through strategic investments in emerging cryptocurrency technology, and create the future of digital financial services.


As a member of the Risk Management team you will be responsible for maintaining trading activities and developing new trading strategies to efficiently provide liquidity on the BitMEX trading platform and managing the Company’s funds.

We are seeking highly motivated and open minded traders to support the day-to-day operation of our risk management platform and develop new features by working with key stakeholders as all levels of the organisation - translating business requirements into solutions.


  • Developing and improving crypto trading algos
  • Continuously risk managing firm’s cryptocurrency assets
  • Ensuring that risk management systems are operational 24/7 and adjusting strategy parameters
  • Analysing existing strategies’ performance
  • Working closely with the technology desk on improving trading and risk management tools


  • 6+ years of experience in trading at a financial institution
  • Strong analytical skills and quantitative background
  • Ability to think outside the box and adapt to new market environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and be a confident communicator
  • Experience working with large data sets, identifying patterns and algo strategy optimisation
  • Real world machine learning applications
  • Interest in the cryptocurrency industry
  • An entrepreneurial mentality with the ability to work well under pressure and a strong sense of personal accountability and ownership


  • Knowledge of the crypto trading space
  • Experience in algo trading and/or market making
  • Strong programming skills (eg R, Matlab, Python, KDB)