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Great opportunity to join a dedicated, strong team of an exciting technology startup in NYC.

Visit the company website to submit your application: www.lonk.com/careers.

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I. ALGORITHMIC TRADING OPERATIONS ENGINEER

We are looking for an Algorithmic Trading Operations Engineer to oversee our cryptocurrency trading platform. This is a hybrid role and offers aunique opportunity to join a small team. You will have a view into many parts of the business and a crucial role in helping them fit together. Your primary responsibility will be to resolve trading-related issues, but the ideal candidate will also have the experience and technological skills necessary to build our trade monitoring processes and tools and drive continuous improvement thereon. You are self-motivated, hands-on, and curious in a space ofunknowns.  

Responsibilities:

– Monitor our technical infrastructure and all electronic trading flow to identify, prevent, and respond to potential issues.

– Design and develop high-quality tools, dashboards, and automation workflows.

– Prepare for and respond to market events, and support post-trade activities.

– Provide market andtrading analysis, proactively investigating new opportunities.

Required qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, finance, economics, or mathematics from atop-tier institution.

– 5+ years ofelectronic trading experience, with an understanding of FIX protocol.

– Expert levelknowledge of Python; experience with shell scripting, automation tools (such asAirflow or Luigi), SQL, UNIX/Linux, networking, cloud technologies, andscheduling.

– Able to managemultiple tasks and troubleshoot problems independently and with excellentjudgment, particularly in a fast-paced high-pressure environment.

– Experience with complex high-performance computer systems.

– Passion for emerging businesses & technologies.

– Strong written andverbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate in a teamenvironment.

Desired qualifications:

– Exceptional candidates will also have knowledge of or experience in DevOps.

– Knowledge of the cryptocurrency domain a plus.

II. QUANTITATIVE RESEARCHER

We are seeking a Quantitative Researcher to work with the Head of Research and the Trading Platform Development team to build and maintain a global liquidity sourcing network with sophisticated algorithms.

Responsibilities:

– Work closely with senior researchers on various projectsin crypto algorithmic trading.

– Develop and deploy model-driven strategies in global crypto markets, including predictive signal generation, liquidity modeling, and order placement tactics.

– Design quantitative models and solutions for blockchain/crypto specific problems.

– Advance existing initiatives and pursue new, previously unexplored topics.

Required qualifications:

– PhD in physics, statistics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a related quantitative and analytical discipline.

– Demonstrated capacity to perform first-class research.

– Exceptional modeling abilities.

– Experience working with large data sets.

– Strong programming skills, preferably in Python, C++, and/or Java.

– Curious, self-motivated, and resourceful with a strongattention to detail.

– Able to work independently as well as collaboratively.

– Able to communicate complex ideas clearly.

Desired qualifications:

– 1 to 4 years of experience with quantitative trading, preferably in the area of market microstructure research (high-frequency trading, algorithmic execution, market making, etc.).

– Knowledge of the cryptocurrency domain preferred.

III. SOFTWARE ENGINEER

We are seeking a C++ software engineer to join the Trading Platform Development team to build arobust, resilient, low-latency, highly-available cryptocurrency trading platform. This role and offers a unique opportunity to join a small team. You will have significant exposure to a complex trading system, and you will have ownership of business-critical projects. The ideal candidate has a very strong technical and academic background, is excited to be involved in hands-on programming, and is curious in a space of unknowns. 

Responsibilities:

– Design and build various components of our cryptocurrency trading platform.

– Manage and support the operation of our trading system,debug issues, and drive continuous improvement thereon.

– Implement inter-process communication and redundancy/failover mechanisms.

– Develop testing, deployment, process monitoring, alert notification, and production support tools.

Required qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, finance, economics, or mathematics from a top-tier institution.

– 5+ years of extensive experience in professional software development using C++.

– In-depth knowledge of network, system, and inter-process communication programming.

– Familiarity with Linux, including shell scripting and C++programming under Linux.

– Expert in event-driven programming.

– Able to manage multiple tasks and troubleshoot problems independently in a fast-paced environment.

– Highly analytical with keen optimization skills.

– Curious, self-motivated, and resourceful with a strong attention to detail.

– Able to work independently as well as collaboratively on trading system design and innovation.

– Able to communicate complex ideas clearly.

Desired qualifications:

– Experience in finance and trading system development highly desirable.

– Experience with Boost libraries, especially Asio.

– Experience in Python and other programming languages.

– Experience with cluster/cloud computing.

– Knowledge of the cryptocurrency domain preferred.