Careers

XY Capital is always looking for talented professionals with good character to work and grow with us. If you are interested in joining us, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com and indicate the position that you are applying.

Paralegal

Job Description

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a Paralegal to join the team. You will participate in providing legal and admin support to the firm.


Responsibilities

  • Assisting with applications and managing the documentation project
  • Carry out work such as due diligence, verification, drafting and reviewing documents and performing legal research
  • Assisting with due diligence and management of relevant documents and information
  • Assist with board meetings and resolutions
  • Perform ad-hoc duties when needed


Requirements

  • University graduate in LLB or relevant subjects
  • At least 2-year relevant experience in law firm
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English


We offer a competitive package that includes attractive benefits, based on candidate experience.

To apply, please send your detailed resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com.

Junior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a Junior Infrastructure Engineer to join the team. We seek a candidate to be part of the team that manages XY’s Linux, Windows, Network and Data Centre infrastructure, as well as supporting various applications and use cases inside a growing and diversifying business. As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our trading and business infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be self-driven, and easily take ownership to go the extra-mile with minimal supervision.


Responsibilities

  • Manage XY’s Linux, Windows, DB and virtual server infrastructure locally and in remote Data Centres
  • Responsible for our proprietary trading system server operations through active and passive monitoring
  • Work with Technology and Trading to manage and evolve our trading system hardware and software
  • Work with diverse vendors to evaluate new hardware and software technologies
  • Automate repetitive system and network administration tasks
  • Participate in the performance tuning process across the whole system and network stack
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system to provide recommendations for the future


Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related experience
  • Experience across a variety of platforms (Linux, Windows, Virtual environments)
  • Ability to work in a Data Centre (occasionally lifting up to 20kg)
  • Strong attention to detail, with a passion for testing and documentation
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, working in a team environment
  • Strong command of spoken and writing English


Preference for

  • 1+ years of server administration experience in a proprietary trading or buy-side firm would be a plus
  • Familiar with automation tools and principles, and implementation using python/bash scripting
  • Working with containerization tools such as Docker
  • Experience in basic network administration in a Cisco environment, able to troubleshoot
  • Knowledge of database systems, including MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with system monitoring and config management tools. (e.g. Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti, Ansible)

We offer a competitive package that includes attractive benefits, based on candidate experience.

To apply, please send your detailed resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com.


Senior ETF Trader

Job Description

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to drive a new ETF trading strategy. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and global markets. This candidate will use their experience trading on our ETF trading desk and managing their own P&L. This role will report to the CEO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.


Responsibilities:

  • Trade on ETF trading desk and manage a dedicated P&L
  • Actively trade ETF’s across various global markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and develop new trading models
  • Collaborate with team of traders to synergize trading strategies
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Collaborate with developers to update and refine algorithms
  • Ad hoc projects


Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience at a proprietary trading firm preferred
  • Proven track record of performance in ETF trading
  • Prior management experience is a plus
  • Self-starter that can both lead and work independently
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English


We offer a competitive package that includes attractive benefits, based on candidate experience.

To apply, please send your detailed resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com.

Junior Developer

Job Description:

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a strong candidate to join our software development team. We seek a candidate with to assist in the further development of our trading tools and provide day-to-day operational support to end users. This candidate will also be assisting with the design and development of new trading algorithms. This role will report to a Senior Developer and will be a core member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.


Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all levels of the SDLC as we develop software to support our trading operations
  • Help coordinate various software development efforts across the company
  • Collaborate with traders to understand and anticipate trading technologies needed
  • Document software performance and proactively optimize as needed
  • Provide support to end users as needed
  • Ad hoc projects


Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years working experience in algorithmic trading environment and/or high frequency trading system development
  • Proficiency in C++11/14/17
  • Experience in Java/Scala/C#/Rust/Python would be a plus
  • Experience in Memory/CPU profiling/optimization, multi-threading and distributed computing
  • Experience in using high performance messaging bus such as ZMQ, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ
  • Experience in developing on the Linux platform with libraries such as BOOST and STL
  • Experience with revision control tools such as Git
  • Good knowledge of SQL based RDBMS
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • New graduates will also be considered


Preference for:

  • Knowledge in FIX/OUCH/ITCH/SBE protocol
  • Knowledge in NoSQL database is also a plus: Mongo, KDB+, Redis, Timescale, Cassandra
  • Familiarity with Agile development using CI/CD tools such as GitLab/Jenkins/CircleCI
  • Background in exchange trading at a prop firm or hedge fund


We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

To apply, please send your detailed resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com.

Quantitative Researcher

Job Description:

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a quantitative researcher to join the team. We seek a candidate with the passion and drive to learn and participate in research across markets and products. We employ various strategies utilizing our proprietary quant. models and aim to broaden our portfolio with new products and markets. This role will report directly to the CEO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.


Responsibilities:

  • Perform statistical analysis of historical and current financial market data
  • Process large datasets to detect hidden signals and patterns in order to predict future events
  • Devise and improve pricing models with use of sophisticated statistics models and machine learning techniques
  • Take an idea from inception, through to detailed research, coding, and testing, and ultimately to production release
  • Work with trading and IT team to implement and test trading strategies
  • Ad hoc projects


Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Statistics, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in proprietary trading, hedge fund, investment banks etc
  • Knowledge in machine learning is a plus
  • Experience in algorithmic/ HFT trading/statistical arbitrage trading is a plus
  • Experience in real-time data feed handling, time series analysis and statistical modelling
  • Strong quantitative programming skills in languages such as Python, R are a must, C++, Matlab, SAS are recommended
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English


We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

To apply, please send your detailed resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com.

C++ Options Developer

Job Description:

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a strong candidate to join our software development team. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in designing and developing of market making and trading algorithms. This candidate will work with a diverse team of developers and with traders on improving trading strategy. This role will report to the CTO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.


Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all levels of the SDLC as we develop software to support our trading operations
  • Help coordinate various software development efforts across the company
  • Collaborate with traders to understand and anticipate trading technologies needed
  • Document software performance and proactively optimize as needed
  • Provide support to end users as needed
  • Ad hoc projects


Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in algorithmic trading environment trading options and/or high frequency trading system development
  • Proficiency in C++11/14/17
  • Experience in Java/Scala/C#/Rust/Python would be a plus
  • Experience in low latency architecture preferred
  • Experience in Memory/CPU profiling/optimization is preferred, multi-threading development and distributed computing not a must
  • Experience in using high performance messaging bus such as ZMQ, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ
  • Experience in developing on the Linux platform with libraries such as BOOST and STL
  • Experience with revision control tools such as Git
  • Good knowledge of SQL based RDBMS
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Good command of spoken and written English


Preference For :

  • Experience in Solarflare open onload library and Linux Kernel bypass
  • Knowledge in FIX/OUCH/ITCH/SBE protocol
  • Knowledge in Native Market data processing
  • Knowledge in Exchange Connectivity / Colocation setup
  • Knowledge in NoSQL database is also a plus: Mongo, KDB+, Redis, Timescale, Cassandra
  • Familiarity with Agile development using CI/CD tools such as GitLab/Jenkins/CircleCI
  • Background in exchange trading at a prop firm or hedge fund


We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

To apply, please send your detailed resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com.