Job offer : Senior Algo Developer, Cryptocurrency H/F



Our team is looking for a Senior Algo Developer:

SESAMm was founded in 2014 and is one of the most dynamic FinTech startups in France and Luxembourg. SESAMm develops and commercializes stock market forecasting tools based on social media and other textual data sources. These products are used by banks and hedge funds. The company provides financial trading indicators which have been created using Big Data methods and allowing new approaches for trading strategies. We develop many new products based on our clients’ needs.

After a successful partnership in London, SESAMm plans on developing its activity in Europe by launching very significant R&D and commercial programs.

We are developing Arbitrage & Electronic Market Making strategies on crypto-currencies and aim at

building a complete team dedicated to this activity. The team is highly autonomous and is working on state of the art technologies on very specific markets.

We have offices in France (R&D) and Luxembourg (Commercial). Our team is young, highly motivated and has several fields of expertise, from computer science to stock market finance.

SESAMm aims at becoming the international leader of Big Data technologies for stock market professionals.

Job Description  

Job Goal:

You will develop and optimize the new tools in order to improve the existing trading platform in collaboration with Algorithmic traders. You will participate in the full development of the activity: from data extraction to implementation monitoring and optimization of algorithms.

Major Duties:

§  Implement new predictive trading models

§  Develop new market data extraction algorithm

§  Build automatic tools in order to manage large volume of high-frequency data

§  Develop a fully automated backtest in collaboration with Quantitative analyst

The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 

Candidate Profile

Education Requirements

Master’s degree in computer science.

 Work Experience and Skills Requirements

  •  Work Experience: a minimum of three years of IT Development experience is preferred
  • IT Skills: Linux, Python, C ++
  • Very interested in algorithmic, crypto-currencies and quantitative finance
  •  Knowledge in low latency programming would be a serious advantage
  • Knowledge in machine learning and artificial intelligence is a plus

Languages : near native / fluent English speaker with good writing skills

You should be able to work in a team and show high motivation. This job requires autonomy and curiosity toward a changing environment. You will contribute to the company’s most important strategic decisions; thereby this job will be a high-level entrepreneurial experience.

 Working Conditions

  • Percent Time: 100%
  • Location: Paris (France)
  • Resources: software and computer, desk
  • Salary: attractive, equity package; the company may integrate the candidate directly as an associate
  • Duration: permanent contract

Join SESAMm, an innovative and ambitious FinTech startup with high potential.

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