Systematic Trader – Decentralized Finance

Remote- Europe

What we do and who we are?

We are the leading crypto lender that has built its reputation in the blockchain world with its signature ​Instant Crypto Credit Lines​™ and ​Earn Interest​ product. Nexo has processed more than $5B+ for a continually growing 1M+ user base from more than 150 countries around the globe.

To remain on the leading edge of the ever changing digital assets industry, we constantly innovate, establish key partnerships and adjust our business model accordingly. One particular niche we find especially promising in is Decentralized Finance (DeFi). We are looking for a bright and driven professional who follows the latest developments in the DeFi field and helps us seize the opportunities this emerging sub-sector delivers.

Key Responsibilities

  • You’ll be looking for lucrative yield-enhancement opportunities from established and emerging protocols;
  • You will build an infrastructure, aggregating information and flagging attractive opportunities. You will build new strategies, improve existing ones and add new trading products to our existing mix;
  • You’ll analyse large amounts of trading and transaction data, generate insights, prioritise them and build algorithms based on your findings;
  • You’ll look for attractive features that can be integrated to our core product, aiming to either increase the revenue on our client base or drive more traffic to Nexo.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong Python skills (or Java or C++) – you have 1-3 years of coding experience, be that through work, study or personal project experienceProgramming fundamentals (in any of C++, C#, Java, OOP);
  • Understand blockchain basics: transactions, wallets, smart contracts, double spend, transactions pool, mining. Have a general understanding overview of current DeFi landscape: DEX, aggregators, main protocols;
  • Experience interacting with DeFi protocols – lending, staking, trading;
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills;
  • Advanced trading knowledge isn’t required but a strong willingness and curiosity to learn algorithmic, high-frequency, quantitative and market making trading is crucial.

We offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Challenging, dynamic and stimulating work environment at one of the fastest-growing start-ups worldwide
  • Attractive perks such as Multisport card and private health insurance
  • Generous bonus options available in tokens
  • An opportunity to be part of a life-changing financial innovation
  • Consistently expanding responsibilities and career growth path within the company

Tips for Successful Application

  • This opportunity is not for someone who is just looking for a regular job or to maximize salary – If you are an application who is genuinely interested and curious about this role and the space – then you are the right person for us.
  • We would appreciate it if you do your research, look at our website and social media channels. Also you can write us a direct message sharing more about you, why are you interested in crypto and market making in general and in Nexo in particular.
  • We are looking for a non generic and authentic people, who share our interests, values and ambitions! So please do not send us a copy/past application.
  • The position requires knowledge and ability to get things done fast. Prepare to be tested on your Python & crypto knowledge.
  • Make sure that you know what hft/market making/algo trading is.