Mission Statement 

Our Teams are focused always on what they do best and make no compromises in pursuit of excellence.  

Saccade Capital rewards its people fairly, based on individual and team contributions.

Our Values are demonstrated by who is promoted and rewarded versus who is let go or demoted. Everything else is just a writing on the wall.

Equal Opportunity Employment

 

Employment decisions are made solely on a merit basis. Saccade Capital promotes equal opportunity to all its employees who, independently of title or position, must follow the company's policy of non-discrimination.

Graduate Technologists - Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea

C++, Python and Java and JavaScript Developers

The successful candidate will take part on developing brand new and tuning existing trading platforms. From connectivity to Exchanges and other platforms, passing through core Strategies and Risk Management layers, the product of the job done today is visible immediately and has a real effect at the Firm's bottom line.

Exchange Connectivity Developer

We seek for full-time basis Exchange Connectivity Developers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea.

The role has an extensive reach and must have a self-motivated individual with excellent critical thinking and risk based approach over operational and market risks. 

Role main attributes:

  • Review/upgrade/develop existing connectivity solutions;

  • Develop, test and deploy Exchange connectivity and core strategy codes;

  • As a member of the Trading Platform Division you will be also involved in main projects which touch FPGA applications, Simulators, Big Data handling and other important tasks.

Requirements:

  • C++ and Python;

  • STL/Boost libraries;

  • Linux systems tuning;

  • Experience with financial protocols such as FIX/OMD/OCG;

  • Solid understanding of concurrency & network programming;

  • Unit testing/automated systems testing;

  • Optimization for modern Intel architecture;

  • Previous experience in developing exchange connectivity;

  • Low latency design experience;

  • HFT systems direct experience;

  • Performance tuning and analysis;

  • Knowledge of cash and derivative exchange platforms;

  • C++ (14/17) is a plus;

  • Network acceleration (Chelsio, WireDirect, Mellanox VMA) is a plus;

  • Numerical computation libraries in C++/Java is a plus;

  • Previous experience in Market Making Systems employing HFT strategies is a plus;

Quantitative Researcher/Analyst

We seek for a Quantitative Researchers/Analysts in a full-time basis in Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea.

 

The role has an extensive reach and must have a self-motivated individual with excellent critical thinking and risk based approach over technology, operational and market risks. A Quantitative Researcher/Analyst at Saccade has the opportunity to apply various different disciplines while researching, developing and implementing trading strategies. It is adamant the candidate is able to balance and combine statistical/mathematical rigor with market opportunity windows. You will work closely with experienced Quants and Software Engineers.

 

Role attributes:

  • Predictive signal modeling and implementation via machine learning techniques and statistical analysis methods;

  • Create and implement mathematical/statistical modeling techniques to new and existing trading strategies;

  • Identify and capture new trading opportunities;

  • Automate any remaining human lead trading decisions;

  • Collaborate with Software Engineers on Trading Strategy implementation.

 

Requirements:

  •  Python, C++ 11/14 at expert level is a plus;

  • A degree in a top university in a technical discipline. Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in any STEM course (physics, statistics, computer science, engineering, mathematics) with a focus on statistics and/or machine learning;

  • Experience applying machine learning algorithms and traditional statistical algorithms to market problems in a timely manner;

  • Experience handling large data sets;

  • Strong problem-solving and statistics skills;

  • Ability to work in large and small teams, very good communication skills and ability to debate own ideas and peers’ ideas in a productive/healthy way.

FPGA Engineer

We seek for a FPGA Engineers in a full-time basis in Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea.

The role has an extensive reach and demands for a self-motivated individual with excellent critical thinking and risk based approach over technology, operations and market risk. The role enjoys a great level of intellectual freedom however always accountable for the task at hand, aiming to reach the Company’s wide objectives. There is a great opportunity to apply various different disciplines as you will work closely with experienced Quants and Software Engineers.

  

Role attributes:

  • Develop, test and deploy fast, robust and reliable Exchange connectivity systems for new strategies;

  • Review and upgrade existing connectivity solutions for stablished strategies;

  • Work closely with Software Devs and Quants on Verilog/VHDL coding and Fast Path solutions;

  • Work closely with the Infrastructure team to obtain the most efficient network design;

  • Design hybrid systems (Software CPU based connectivity);

 

 

Requirements:

  • A degree in a top university in a technical discipline. Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related subject (physics, statistics, engineering, mathematics);

  • Min 5 years of FPGA successful development experience for financial markets – financial protocol (experience in testing, trouble shooting, monitoring, etc.);

  • Experience in VHDL, Verilog;

  • Experience with software development (Python/C++ and experience in Linux environment are pluses);

  • Experience with Networking (Ethernet, Multicast/UDP, TCP/IP) is a plus;

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills;

  • Capable of working with in large and small teams, very good communication skills and ability to debate own ideas and peers’ ideas in a productive/healthy way.