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.

Fall Developer Internship - Hong Kong

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


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 interns to join the team. You will be working closely with our developer / trading team and will be assigned development projects. You’ll also be performing technical research to provide insight and feedback to the team.


Responsibilities

  • Assisting with development projects on low latency trading software and infrastructure
  • Perform research and POC on new technologies and toolsets
  • Discuss weekly with the team to review findings
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science preferred
  • Graduation year of 2022 or later
  • GPA of 3.2 or above
  • Willing to take an academic leave to work full-time for 10 weeks at our office
  • Strong interest in finance, trading, and new business technologies
  • Proficient in C++ is preferred
  • Knowledge in fields related to statistical analysis (e.g. machine learning) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must already possess a working visa or No Objection Letter from immigration
  • Expect to work in Hong Kong after graduation

To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Options Quantitative Researcher - Hong Kong

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


What we do

We employ rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies. Our researchers are high performing quantitative analysts, placed at the forefront of our efforts to analyze, design and backtest predictive signals and statistical arbitrage strategies. Quantitative researchers also play a key role in developing valuation models for monitoring and managing our portfolio risk.


Who you are

We are looking for detail-oriented individuals with strong passion to improve existing trading strategies. You need to have good analytical and statistical skills to solve mathematical problems in a fast-pace environment.


We are primarily interested in candidates with:

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience from buy- or sell-side
  • Experience in Options and/or volatility derivatives
  • Proficiency in Python and quantitative analysis
  • Good command of spoken and written English


Why work with us


  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Senior Software Developer - Hong Kong

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of global markets with differing technology needs. Proprietary software is the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking to grow our development team to ensure our traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems, 24/7, allowing us to continue innovating our systematic strategies worldwide.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for a candidate with experience and leadership in designing and developing high-throughput distributed trading systems. You should be a detail-oriented individual with experience in diverse technology ecosystems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our proprietary trading systems whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


Responsibilities

  • Be hands-on in Design, Development, support and maintenance of our proprietary trading systems
  • Collaborate with traders, quants and business staff to understand and anticipate technology needs
  • Ensure compliance with (and contribute to) internal code, design and operational standards
  • Collaborate with other senior technology and trading staff on vision and technical direction
  • Provide support to end-users as required


Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an algorithmic trading environment
  • Proficiency in C++11/14/17
  • Deep technical knowledge of trading systems, particularly in the D1 space
  • Identify optimizations and improvements for existing solutions as we scale the core business
  • Oversee and mentor a team of software developers of varying experience levels


Desirable, but not essential

  • Expertise in the leadership of short-term/dynamic work as well as long-term projects and/or teams
  • Worked in an Agile-esque lifecycle with experience of Dev ops workflows and tools
  • Experience in distributed systems and related algorithm, data structures and messaging
  • Familiarity with Linux systems and Networks as related to proprietary trading


WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com


Infrastructure Engineer - London

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of markets with differing technology needs. Hardware and software infrastructure are the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to ensure out traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems globally, 24/7.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for detail-oriented individual with experience in diverse technology ecosystems using a mixture of off-the-shelf and proprietary systems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our trading and business infrastructure whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


Responsibilities


  • Manage XY’s Linux, Windows, DB and VM infrastructure locally and in remote Data Centres
  • Responsible for our proprietary trading system server operations through active/passive monitoring
  • Work with Technology and Trading to manage and evolve our trading systems
  • Automate repetitive system and network administration tasks
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system to provide recommendations for the future



Skills & Experience


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related experience
  • 3+ years of server administration experience
  • Experience across a variety of platforms (Linux, Windows, Virtual environments)
  • Familiar with automation tools and principles, and implementation using python/bash scripting
  • Experience with system monitoring and config management tools. (e.g. Zabbix, Ansible, Foreman)
  • Knowledge of database systems, including MySQL and PostgreSQL



Desirable, but not essential


  • A background in a proprietary trading firm, working with proprietary trading systems
  • Experience in basic network administration in a Cisco environment, able to troubleshoot
  • A holder of CCNA/MSCE, Linux certification would be an advantage



WHY WORK WITH US


  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in the City of London, a global financial capital
  • Team-building and social events



To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Quantitative Researcher - London

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


What we do

We employ rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies. Our researchers are high performing quantitative analysts, placed at the forefront of our efforts to analyze, design and backtest predictive signals and statistical arbitrage strategies. Quantitative researchers also play a key role in developing valuation models for monitoring and managing our portfolio risk.


Who you are

We are looking for detail-oriented individuals with strong passion to improve existing trading strategies. You need to have good analytical and statistical skills to solve mathematical problems in a fast-pace environment.


We are primarily interested in candidates with:

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience from buy- or sell-side
  • Exposure to Delta One products, ETFs and/or Options preferred
  • Proficiency in Python and quantitative analysis
  • Good command of spoken and written English


Why work with us

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in the City of London, a global financial capital
  • Team-building and social events


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Network Engineer - Hong Kong / London

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of markets with differing technology needs. Hardware and software infrastructure are the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking a Network Engineer to ensure our traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems globally, 24/7.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for detail-oriented individual with experience across diverse technology ecosystems using a mixture of off-the-shelf and proprietary systems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our trading and business network infrastructure whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


Responsibilities

  • Build, manage and maintain XY’s network infrastructure locally and in remote Data Centres
  • Work with Technology and Trading to manage and evolve our networking and security systems
  • Responsible for monitoring our networks for latency, throughput and efficient utilization
  • Automate repetitive network administration tasks
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system to provide recommendations for the future
  • Collaborate with other technology and trading staff and contribute to vision and direction



Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related experience
  • 3+ years of network engineering experience
  • Experience with Cisco switches and products
  • Knowledge and troubleshooting experience of IP Networking
  • Knowledge of route exchange protocols such as BGP and OSPF, Layer 2 switching and firewalls
  • Experience working with multi-vendor and multi-technology WAN



Desirable, but not essential

  • A background in a proprietary trading firm, working with proprietary trading systems
  • Experience across multiple network and network security vendors
  • Working with Python and experience in automation systems such as Ansible, would be a plus
  • A holder of CCNP or higher would be an advantage



WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Team-building and social events


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Compliance Analyst - London

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for responsible individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. You will also need to have outstanding communication skills to explain complex legal procedures to our colleagues clearly and effectively. The right person for this role should have a good understanding of the law, a strong commitment to regulatory protocol, and a passion for protecting our colleagues as they focus on their daily work.


Responsibilities


  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts (with a focus on trading contracts), as well as performing verification on client onboarding document
  • Conduct research on cross-border regulatory and transactional matters in various global jurisdictions
  • Coordinate and prepare responses to inquiries from regulatory authorities
  • Assist with board meetings and resolutions



Skills & Experience


  • At least 3-year experience in the compliance function gained from the buy side
  • Knowledge of compliance regulation preferred
  • Written and oral fluency in English is mandatory



WHY WORK WITH US


  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in the City of London, the world’s financial capital
  • Team-building and social events



To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

DevOps Engineer - Hong Kong / London

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for responsive and thoughtful individual with excellent communication skills. You should have a background in Linux and a decent level of Python development ideally with a focus in the scientific stack. You will work with highly motivated developers and infrastructure engineers in a collaborative environment to provide hands-on support to the trading team.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for live maintenance and support of the firm’s trading and data infrastructure
  • Build and maintain tools and scripts central to the firm’s proprietary trading system
  • Optimize the trading application infrastructure and operational processes by improving existing automation tools and developing new ones, building and maintaining our automation stacks
  • Work with various vendors to acquire and store datasets, and help make the data available for the trading team in an organised and reliable way
  • Work alongside the infrastructure, development and trading/quant teams to make sure we are using the best hardware and software solutions


Skills & Experience

  • Proficiency in Python and/or C++
  • Familiarity with Linux back-end systems
  • Basic knowledge of networking principles
  • Strong face-to-face and written communication skills


Desirable, but not essential

  • A background in a proprietary trading firm
  • Experience in Pandas, Numpy and SciPy
  • Knowledge of relational and time-series Databases
  • Experience in native and consolidated market data feed processing
  • Previously worked on a data collection or analysis system using modern open-source technologies


WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Team-building and social events


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Fall Quant Analyst Internship - Hong Kong

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


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 interns to join the team. You will participate in developing and testing trading strategies and performing market analysis to provide insight and feedback for senior management.


Responsibilities

  • Work with traders and developers on creating and testing trading strategies
  • Perform data analysis and prepare summary of findings
  • Meet with CEO and traders weekly to review data
  • Report to and be mentored by junior trader, who was also an intern
  • Help set up new trading desks
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements

  • Quantitative related degree (Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics) are preferable. Other majors with extensive quantitative and trading experiences will also be considered
  • Graduation year of 2022 or later
  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Willing to take an academic leave to work full-time for 10 weeks at our office
  • Strong interest in finance, trading, and business news
  • Programming skills (e.g. R, Python, Excel VBA) and experience in data science are expected
  • Knowledge in fields related to statistical analysis (e.g. machine learning) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must already possess a working visa or No Objection Letter from the immigration
  • Expect to work in Hong Kong after graduation


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Trader - Hong Kong / London

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


What we do

We employ rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies. With help from experienced colleagues, our junior traders provide support to the team and as they become more proficient, receive greater autonomy. Our traders are entrepreneurial decision-makers, capable of uncovering innovative trading strategies, exercising sound risk management and focusing on maximizing firm’s long-term capital.


Who you are

We are looking for entrepreneurial risk takers with STEM related degrees to join our trading team. You need to have good knowledge on financial products and passion for solving challenging problems in a fast-paced environment.


We are primarily interested in candidates with:

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience from buy- or sell-side
  • Experience in Delta One products, ETFs and/or Options with proven track record of performance in trading
  • Proficiency in Python and quantitative analysis
  • Good command of spoken and written English


Why work with us


  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Team-building and social events


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Hong Kong

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of markets with differing technology needs. Hardware and software infrastructure are the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to ensure our traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems globally, 24/7.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for detail-oriented individual with experience and leadership in diverse technology ecosystems using a mixture of off-the-shelf and proprietary systems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our trading and business infrastructure whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


Responsibilities

  • Manage XY’s Linux, Windows, DB and VM infrastructure locally and in remote Data Centres
  • Responsible for our proprietary trading system server operations through active/passive monitoring
  • Work with Technology and Trading to manage and evolve our trading systems
  • Automate repetitive system and network administration tasks
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system to provide recommendations for the future
  • Collaborate with other senior technology and trading staff on vision and technical direction


Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related experience
  • 5+ years of Infrastructure engineering experience
  • Oversee and mentor a team of Infrastructure engineers of varying experience levels
  • Experience across a variety of platforms (Linux, Windows, Virtual environments)
  • Familiar with automation tools and principles, and implementation using python/bash scripting
  • Experience with system monitoring and config management tools. (e.g. Zabbix, Ansible, Foreman)
  • Knowledge of database systems, including MySQL and PostgreSQL


Desirable, but not essential

  • A background in a proprietary trading firm, working with proprietary trading systems
  • Experience in basic network administration in a Cisco environment, able to troubleshoot
  • A holder of CCNA/MSCE, Linux certification would be an advantage


WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Junior Infrastructure Engineer - Hong Kong

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of markets with differing technology needs. Hardware and software infrastructure are the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to ensure our traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems globally, 24/7.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for detail-oriented individual with experience and leadership in diverse technology ecosystems using a mixture of off-the-shelf and proprietary systems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our trading and business infrastructure whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


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


Skills & Experience

  • 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


Desirable, but not essential

  • 1+ years of server administration experience in a proprietary trading or buy-side firm
  • 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)


WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com



Operations Analyst - Hong Kong / London

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


About the role

The Operations team is responsible for daily trade affirmation, position reconciliations, corporate action, settlement and production of internal NAV.


Other key tasks of the role include:


  • Execute systems enhancements and projects to optimize operational workflow
  • Liaise with internal departments and external brokers and counterparties
  • Any other ad-hoc works required


Who you are

We are looking for good team players with Economics, Finance, or STEM related degrees to join our team. You need to have strong organizational skills and attention to detail in order to meet individual timeliness in a fast-pace environment.


  • At least 2 years of trading operations experience from buy- or sell-side
  • Product coverage with a wide range of products including stocks and derivatives
  • Proficiency at excel VBA and Python
  • Good command of spoken and written English


Why work with us


  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Team-building and social events



To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Summer Quant Analyst Internship - Hong Kong / London

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


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 interns to join the team. You will participate in developing and testing trading strategies and performing market analysis to provide insight and feedback for senior management.


Responsibilities

  • Work with traders and developers on creating and testing trading strategies
  • Perform data analysis and prepare summary of findings
  • Meet with CEO and traders weekly to review data
  • Report to and be mentored by junior trader, who was also an intern
  • Help set up new trading desks
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements

  • Quantitative related degree (Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics) are preferable. Other majors with extensive quantitative and trading experiences will also be considered
  • Graduation year of 2022 or later
  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Willing to work full-time for 10 weeks at our office
  • Strong interest in finance, trading, and business news
  • Programming skills (e.g. R, Python, Excel VBA) and experience in data science are expected
  • Knowledge in fields related to statistical analysis (e.g. machine learning) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must already possess a valid work permit
  • Expect to work in Hong Kong or London after graduation


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Junior Software Developer - Hong Kong


WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of global markets with differing technology needs. Proprietary software is the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking to grow our development team to ensure our traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems, 24/7, allowing us to continue innovating our systematic strategies worldwide.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with experience in diverse technology ecosystems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our proprietary trading systems whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


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


Skills & Experience


  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years working experience in algorithmic trading environment and/or high frequency trading system development
  • Experience in C++11/14/17
  • Experience in Scala/C#/Python
  • 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



Desirable, but not essential


  • Experience in Java/Rust
  • 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 company



WHY WORK WITH US


  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days



To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com


Summer Developer Internship - Hong Kong / London

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


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 interns to join the team. You will be working closely with our developer / trading team and will be assigned development projects. You’ll also be performing technical research to provide insight and feedback to the team.


Responsibilities

  • Assisting with development projects on low latency trading software and infrastructure
  • Perform research and POC on new technologies and toolsets
  • Discuss weekly with the team to review findings
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science preferred
  • Graduation year of 2022 or later
  • GPA of 3.2 or above
  • Willing to work full-time for 10 weeks at our office
  • Strong interest in finance, trading, and new business technologies
  • Proficient in C++ is preferred
  • Knowledge in fields related to statistical analysis (e.g. machine learning) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must already possess a valid work permit
  • Expect to work in Hong Kong or London after graduation

To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Accountant - Hong Kong / London

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for a proactive and independent accountant with strong attention to details. You will be responsible to maintain accurate book records and prepare various financial schedule. The right person for this role should have a good understanding of financial statement production and legal entity reporting.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual closings in all entities
  • Conduct research on complex accounting literature
  • Manage all accounting transactions
  • Responsible for financial audits and tax returns to ensure the firm comply with financial regulations in various geographical areas
  • Prepare budget and track payments to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work alongside with Operations to facilitate the reporting of trading information


Skills & Experience

  • Proven work experience as a Certified Public Accountant in Big Four
  • Exposure in asset management industry would be an advantage
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and maintain high accuracy

WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Team-building and social events


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Senior Quantitative Researcher - Hong Kong

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements. 

 

WHAT WE DO

We employ rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies. Our researchers are high performing quantitative analysts, placed at the forefront of our efforts to analyze, design and backtest predictive signals and statistical arbitrage strategies. Quantitative researchers also play a key role in developing valuation models for monitoring and managing our portfolio risk. 


WHO YOU ARE

Reporting directly to the CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for strengthening our Quantitative Research efforts globally by:

  • Providing leadership and managerial support to a team of talented quantitative analysts in Hong Kong and London
  • Working closely with Trading on generating new trading ideas and providing research coverage to maximize firm's revenue
  • Offering research guidance to other team members

 

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with a strong passion for generating trading ideas. You need to have good analytical and statistical skills to solve mathematical problems in a fast-paced environment. We are interested in candidates with:

  • At least 5 years of relevant quantitative work experience from buy or sell side
  • Exposure to Delta One products, Options and/or ETFs
  • Proficiency in Python and quantitative analysis
  • Proven track record of leadership would be an advantage
  • Good command of spoken and written English

 

WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Junior Trader - Hong Kong / London

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


What we do

We employ rigorous mathematical approach to strengthen our trading portfolios with new products and markets. Teams of traders, quantitative researchers and technologists collaborate to develop models and implement systematic strategies. With help from experienced colleagues, our junior traders provide support to the team and as they become more proficient, receive greater autonomy. Our traders are entrepreneurial decision-makers, capable of uncovering innovative trading strategies, exercising sound risk management and focusing on maximizing firm’s long-term capital.


Who you are

We are looking for entrepreneurial risk takers with STEM-related degrees to join our growing trading team. You need to have strong desire to learn about financial and economic concepts and passion for solving challenging problems in a fast-paced environment.


We are primarily interested in candidates with:

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience from buy- or sell-side
  • Experience or keen interest in Delta One products, ETFs and/or Options
  • Proficiency in Python and quantitative analysis
  • Good command of spoken and written English

Why work with us

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Team-building and social events


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

Junior Software Developer - Vancouver

WHO WE ARE

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


WHAT WE DO

We employ a rigorous approach to trading a wide range of global markets with differing technology needs. Proprietary software is the backbone of our systems and business, and we are seeking to grow our development team to ensure our traders, quants and other consumers have unfettered access to our systems, 24/7, allowing us to continue innovating our systematic strategies worldwide.


WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with experience in diverse technology ecosystems. You will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our proprietary trading systems whilst ensuring high levels of uptime and stability. You will need outstanding communication skills and be able to present complex ideas clearly.


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


Skills & Experience

  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years working experience in software development
  • Experience in C++11/14/17
  • Experience in Scala/C#/Python 
  • 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


Desirable, but not essential

  • Experience in high frequency trading system development and/or familiar with algorithmic trading environment
  • Experience in Java/Rust 
  • 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 company


WHY WORK WITH US

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com

C++ Options Developer - Hong Kong

Who we are

At XY Capital, every day we make thousands of trades across multiple asset classes around the globe. Working with us is a highly rewarding experience. We provide a platform where talented and driven individuals can reach their full potential. We believe a collaborative atmosphere is vital to our success and enhances our edge in the markets, yet we place great emphasis on recognizing individual achievements.


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 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

Why work with us

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where individual contributions are recognized and accomplishments are rewarded
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Gym membership fee reimbursement
  • Provision of daily breakfast and lunch
  • Based in vibrant Hong Kong, a low tax regime
  • Team-building and social events, including boat trips and sports days


To apply, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com or apply via our website: www.xycapitalgroup.com