Title: Software Engineer - Data 

Location: London, Malaga, Singapore

About us:

Founded in 2013, GSR is a leading market-making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading. With more than 200 employees in 5 countries, we provide billions of dollars of liquidity to cryptocurrency protocols and exchanges on a daily basis. We build long-term relationships with cryptocurrency communities and traditional investors by offering exceptional service, expertise and trading capabilities tailored to their specific needs.

GSR works with token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and more than 30 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. In volatile markets we are a trusted partner to crypto native builders and to those exploring the industry for the first time. 

Our team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, and Citadel, among others, has developed one of the world’s most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the digital asset markets. We have continuously improved our technology throughout our history, allowing for our clients to scale and execute their strategies with the highest level of efficiency.

Working at GSR is an opportunity to be deeply embedded in every major sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. 

About the role:

We are looking for someone to join the data analytics team. The role will be to support and work closely with the business teams to develop the firm’s service offering.  

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Working with the quantitative teams to understand data requirements.
  • Working with business development, finance and legal and compliance teams to build analytical datasets.
  • Developing high throughput near real-time event driven datasets using live trade and market data.
  • Developing solutions that enable the efficient and reliable extraction of insight from all captured market data.
  • Integrate with external APIs to ingest required data (market data, balances, trades, etc).
  • Engaging with other developer teams to onboard them onto the data platform using best practices.
  • Building dashboards using Business Intelligence tools to present the data to the business teams.
  • Maintaining databases that downstream data areas rely on.
  • Participating in product design, implementation, and quality assurance.
  • Recommending improvements to the process both in terms of data collection, data consumption and storage.

Your Qualifications/Attributes will include:

  • 3 to 8 years experience in a related field or role.
  • Must have a passion for data analytics and a strong understanding of order book mechanics and book building methodologies.
  • Strong programming skills: Java.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and modeling relational data.
  • Experience working with REST and WS APIs.
  • Experience in building event driven applications using Kafka.
  • Experience of databases including tick data stores (MySQL, Clickhouse. etc).
  • Experience with AWS or Google Cloud.
  • Experience of Linux, Docker a plus.
  • Experience of a DevOps environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in the financial services industry, specializing in e-Trading / High Frequency Trading / Derivatives Trading support.
  • Self-starter with fluent communication in written and spoken English.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Looker, Tableau, etc
  • Experience in curating and organizing datasets.
  • Experience in Rust
  • Interest in the cryptocurrency market.

What we offer: 

  • A collaborative and transparent company culture founded on Integrity, Innovation and Performance. 
  • Competitive Salary with two discretionary bonus payments a year.
  • Benefits such as Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Retirement Planning, 30 days holiday and free lunches when in the office. 
  • Regular Town Halls, team lunches and drinks. 
  • A Corporate and Social Responsibility program as well as charity fundraising matching and volunteer days.   

GSR is proudly an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon any applicable legally protected characteristics such as race, religion, colour, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or age. We operate a meritocracy, all aspects of people engagement from the decision to hire or promote as well as our performance management process will be based on the business needs and individual merit, competence in the role. Learn more about us at www.gsr.io.

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