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Quantitative Developer (Derivatives)



Software Engineering
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023

What you’ll do as a Quantitative Developer at Syndr:

  • Design and develop complex quantitative models

  • Build sample automated trading and market-making strategies for implementation as Syndr LP Pools or as Strategy Vaults.

  • Research and analyze trading datasets to find market trends, exploitable patterns, and popular strategies which can be offered to our exchange users within DeFi

  • Collaborate with Traders, Engineers, Users, and Researchers to build, test and optimize current platform models for risk and pricing.

  • Engage in early development and transition towards a more researched-focused role

  • Build the tooling to measure performance and manage risk across the protocol

✅ Requirements

  • Python and Golang development experience

  • Algorithmic trading experience, preferably equity/forex derivatives and/or market-making

  • Expert knowledge of derivatives contracts, specifically European Options, Futures, and perpetuals.

  • Real-world experience with derivatives pricing, hedging and risk models(greeks)

  • Prior professional career as a quantitative developer

  • Experience with Jupyter notebooks, Postman, Postgres

  • Good with maths, statistics, probability and problem-solving

✅ You will stand out if you have…

  • Experience with trading crypto derivatives i.e futures & spot on Deribit/Paradigm

  • You have prior trading experience(in Traditional markets or crypto/DeFi), with knowledge of derivative products like futures, options, and perpetuals

  • You have experience with other non-trading DeFi products like swaps, lending, etc.

  • Experience working on trading systems and infrastructure

  • Experience working with FIX APIs

🤝 Values & How we work?

The entire crypto space doesn't just move fast but is constantly accelerating. It’s hard building a DeFi product — it’s 24/7, 365 days a year, markets do not close, the ground beneath you can shift, assumptions can and do fail & risk of burning out is real.

  • We take our product + brand very seriously.

    • If we see even a small flaw in our product, we always ask ourselves - Why isn't this perfect?

    • All members have perpetual autonomy to fix anything broken that we notice, and we do not wait for someone else to tell us what to do.

  • Take extreme ownership of everything we do

    • If the team fails, everyone fails, so prioritize and execute.

    • We think long-term, set big goals, and communicate with clear directions and goals to achieve them. Everyone must understand not just what they're doing but also why they are doing it.

    • No Egos, lead by example, and mutual accountability.

  • Strive for clear and simple communication - this is easier said than done but communicating the "why" of an issue is equally important as the "what.”

  • All meetings have an agenda, with outcomes clearly defined as tasks and call-to-actions.

  • Prioritize all tasks by - what is more important for our users without compromising on any of the above goals.

What we offer

  • Unique opportunity to work with a small, focused & ambitious team on very interesting projects and get the level of responsibility and ownership that would be unlikely at any other project.

  • Great company culture: informal, non-hierarchical, ambitious, highly professional yet collaborative and entrepreneurial

  • Sense of a Shared Mission

  • Work on the latest technology, equipment, and web3 stack with dedicated budgets

  • Flexible working hours

  • Annual team retreat

  • Competitive compensation