We are looking for a Quantitative Developer to work closely with our research and engineering teams. This is a multidisciplinary role that will give you exposure to both the research and technology systems of a quantitative trading firm. This role offers a unique opportunity to design and build a range of data-research platforms from the ground up, and to bridge the gap between Lonk’s research infrastructure and production trading technology.  The ideal candidate is innately curious, hands-on, a self-starter, has a very strong technical and academic background, and is eager to take on new challenges in an emerging industry.



  • Architect new and iterate on existing infrastructure and systems that ingest, store, transform, and serve data while continuously improving the scalability, reliability, and observability of these systems.
  • Gather requirements from the research and technology teams and develop specifications for research and data processing tools, pipelines, and services.
  • Implement new data tools from scratch, learning and utilizing whichever technologies are necessary.
  • Optimize the storage and processing of petabytes of data; design metrics to measure the performance, cost, usage, and efficiency of all data systems and use these metrics to inform strategic improvements to the overall system.
  • Participate in the development of production strategy systems.

Required qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, finance, economics, or mathematics from a top-tier institution.
  • 5+ years in research technology and/or data engineering in a professional setting with some experience at a quantitative trading firm strongly preferred.
  • Expert level knowledge of Python; proficiency in C++; experience with cluster-computing and automation tools, data-pipeline and data warehouse, cloud technologies, scheduling/orchestration tools, visualization tools.
  • Savvy with data science stack and a basic understanding of statistical analysis techniques.
  • Effective communicator with strong written and verbal skills in English and in a second language that would be useful in Asian markets (e.g., Mandarin), and able to discuss highly technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Open minded and collaborative, especially in approaching design decisions.
  • Resourceful with excellent judgment and strong attention to detail; able to manage multiple tasks and troubleshoot problems independently.
  • Passion for emerging businesses & technologies.
  • Knowledge of the cryptocurrency domain a plus.