GSR is expanding its operations in the USA and looking to hire a Junior Trader to join our trading team on a full-time basis. GSR is a leading market making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading. You will help to ensure comprehensive market coverage and best execution for our clients globally. Working during US hours with a willingness to travel as necessary.
As part of the team, your responsibilities will be:
- Ensuring correct booking of all trades and providing day-to-day trading support
- Executing trades across the spectrum of cryptocurrencies, including quoting prices, hedging, and managing risk
- Running risk reports and tracking P&L across all cryptocurrency positions
- Managing accounts across multiple cryptocurrency exchanges and OTC clients.
- Staying up-to-date on market developments, providing commentary in cryptocurrencies and other related financial markets
- Working closely with our quantitative trading and development teams to continually monitor and improve our trading and risk analysis tools
- Prior experience in a front-office junior trader role at a bank or proprietary trading firm.
- Commercially demonstrated knowledge of Derivatives. Options Trading highly desirable.
- Comfortable quoting trading parameters, trading ideas and market observations with management
- Must be a disciplined self-starter with a significant degree of analytical rigour and attention to detail.
- Strong academic background within a quantitative subject (e.g. Finance, Financial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science) with excellent understanding of finance
- Strong interest in option trading and financial markets, demonstrated through attended courses at university and trading (work) experience
- Strong interest in Cryptocurrency Markets
- A high degree of motivation, adaptability and proactiveness are key success factors for the role. Ability to work autonomously and/or remotely.
- Experience with Python, MySQL, Linux is highly desirable but not required
GSR is a fast-growing programmatic trading company in the exciting world of cryptocurrencies. Founded in 2013, we are one of the first established players in a nascent space, and have developed a leading market position serving key exchanges and clients globally. GSR is an international company with staff located in the UK, Switzerland, USA, and Singapore.