High-frequency trading for Digital Assets

Cudera Ltd. is a global market-maker and proprietary trading company specializing in digital assets. We are working with the largest cryptocurrency exchanges to make markets more efficient.

About
our mission

Our mission is to increase the efficiency of digital asset markets by providing liquidity and correcting price dislocations. We leverage our knowledge of technology and quantitative trading to create automated strategies that excel in low-latency and optimal risk management.
Technology
Technology is at the heart of our operation. We are passionate about working with the programming language Rust for our trading framework. It provides us with safety and speed that guarantees operational risk minimization and fast execution.
Research
We identify opportunities with the tools that best fit the task. We employ simulation, statistical analysis, computational methods and machine learning to develop and improve our trading strategies.
Work
Our offices are located in Basel and Zürich, Switzerland. Our team consists of academics and professionals from various disciplines. We love solving hard problems.
Open positions
If you feel you would fit our team, feel free to reach out even if your desired position isn't listed.
Quantitative Researcher/Trader
As a Quantitative Trader/Researcher you will use your knowledge of various scientific methods to identify new market opportunities and fine tune existing strategies...

Founded in 2018, Cudera Ltd. is a market-maker and high-frequency trading company specializing in digital assets. We are working with the largest cryptocurrency exchanges to make markets more efficient. We are a small but highly-efficient team with various backgrounds. Our offices are located in Basel and Zürich, Switzerland.

Responsibilities

As a Quantitative Trader/Researcher you will use your knowledge of various scientific methods to identify new market opportunities and fine tune existing strategies. We invite you to add and extend our skills in statistics, simulation, optimization, machine learning, and engineering. You support the existing trading team with research and help to build and deploy new strategies. Additionally, you work with our engineering team to come up with specialized solutions to trading related tools and tasks.

    Your responsibilities might further include:
  • – Designing, implementing and deploying high-frequency trading strategies
  • – Analyzing market microstructure and market data to identify patterns
  • – Creating tools and visualizations for live and historical data
  • – Running backtests with our exchange simulator and optimizing parameters of existing strategies
  • – Monitoring trading strategies
  • – Communicating with our partners to address real-time trading problems
Qualifications

You are driven, love solving problems, and you don’t shy away from hard work. You are open minded, you can work alone as well as in a team, and you have a deep curiosity for how the world works. If you want to achieve and build something great, we would love to meet you!

    Requirements include:
  • – You have a Master’s or PhD in a quantitative field and/or computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, finance, economics
  • – Proficient in at least one statistical programming language (preferred Python, possible R, Julia, Matlab, …)
  • – You have experience analyzing and exploring data
  • – Strong communication skills
    Bonus points:
  • – Previous experience in developing trading strategies
  • – Familiarity with machine learning, optimization, statistics, simulation
  • – Familiarity with Linux/Unix
  • – Experience in Rust, C/C++, Java, or other programming language
  • – Knowledge about cryptocurrencies, Defi, tokenized assets, exchanges in general
Benefits

Our offices are located in Zürich and Basel, Switzerland. The trading team is mostly based in our office in the historical center of Basel, overlooking the river Rhein (see photo). Initially, work in Basel is required, later part-time remote work is possible. While we work very hard, we don’t impose many other rules. We try to do something special for the employees every year. How does working from a sailing boat in the mediterranean sound like?
We offer a competitive salary, performance-based bonuses and the chance to grow with a young and rising company.

Apply now at contact@cudera.ch
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