[HIRING] Senior Software Engineer for a Swiss Fintech company

flovtecflovtec Member Posts: 3
Firm presentation
Flov technologies is a Swiss asset management company with focus on quantitative investment strategies in digital assets, with a vision of a global peer-to-peer marketplace that utilizes distributed ledger technology as a settlement infrastructure. The firm is built on three pillars: a highly experienced and visionary team, tested investment strategies and professional operational structure. As such the team is comprised of Blockchain pioneers with detailed insights into the crypto world and its future, experienced hedge fund professionals with great track records and quants that can deploy investment strategies in a quick and efficient manner. Additionally, flov has a clear organizational structure and governance, process driven operations, and strong risk management that can mitigate investment risk in the space of digital assets. Flov allies an open research setup (no silos) with a meritocratic environment, and values research and information technology as the cornerstones of its success.

Summary of position
Senior Software Engineer required to join the IT infrastructure team, responsible for maintaining and developing the existing research & trading infrastructure, spanning hardware, software, network, market connectivity as well as data management. Furthermore, he/she will support the business continuity, recovery and disaster plans to ensure maximum uptime, minimum recovery time, and the appropriate contingency plans.

Essential qualifications
  • Strong academic background in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science and Electrical Engineering preferred)
  • Min 3-4 years of experience at an algorithmic trading firm, developing and operating a fully automated and highly resilient trading infrastructure
  • Methodical and Process-oriented
  • Risk-focused, diligent, detail-oriented and quality-focused
  • Ability to prioritise and react to operational issues
  • Ability to manage relationships and deal confidently with senior management
  • Excellent programming knowledge in Java
  • Familiarity with Windows & Linux
  • Versioning systems (e.g. GIT)
  • Build systems (e.g. Maven)
  • Database systems (e.g. MySQL)

Desirable qualifications
  • Experience in crypto-assets and crypto-exchanges
  • Previous experience in high frequency trading
  • Experience with large datasets
  • Trading protocols (e.g. FIX)
  • Exchange APIs
  • R and/or Python

  • Good interpersonal skills and team player
  • Problem-solving approach with can-do, hands-on attitude
  • Strategic mind-set with sound judgment
  • Curiosity about new technologies and development approaches
  • Focused on delivering value to the business with relentless efforts to improve process

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
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