Vice President, Quantitative Trader / Developer

  • Galaxy Digital
  • New York, NY
  • May 09, 2022
Full time Finance Engineering

Job Description

Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across multiple synergistic business lines: Trading, Asset Management (passive and active strategies), Principal Investments,  Investment Banking Services, and Mining. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands (registered office), and New Jersey.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxydigital.io.

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

About You

We are looking for a highly motivated Quantitative Trader / Developer to join our quantitative trading team in our New York office. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects across the electronic / systematic trading business, and contribute to the design, build and improvement of successful crypto trading strategies.

On a given day at Galaxy, you will:

  • Improve existing, develop new automatic trading, hedging and risk holding strategies, and trade signals in cryptocurrency markets
  • Develop, maintain and improve infrastructure to help research and trading, including simulation framework, trade signal evaluation tools etc.
  • Analyze proprietary trade data and client flow data, build process to optimize flow and PnL capture for client market making business
  • Build and improve trading system components to monetize research findings and optimize PnL
  • Interact with production systems and manage trading and risk

You’ve worked hard for:

  • 2+ years of HFT, MFT, market making or algorithmic trading front office experience
  • Degree in a technical or quantitative discipline, advanced degree preferred

You rock at:

  • Proficiency with coding in one or more languages, python and C++ are strongly preferred, experience with KDB/Q is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with analyzing large data sets and machine learning is a plus
  • Experience with market making, market micro-structure, and other short to medium frequency strategies is a plus

Here are some of the industry-leading benefits of working at Galaxy:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employees, partners and dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off (paid)
  • Hybrid/Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks and weekly lunches
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Annual charitable giving match
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger

*Benefits may vary based on location

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact careers@galaxydigital.io.