Strategy Developer

Full Time, Part-time
Montreal Quebec
Posted 10 months ago

Pointus Partners is a privately held Canadian-based proprietary trading firm located in Montreal.  Our core principles are: innovation, collaboration and communication. We think critically, share ideas and solve problems as a team. We embrace the entrepreneurial spirit, a work-life balance,  and a flat organizational structure in an open office concept.

From sophisticated algorithms to outright trading, we only employ cutting edge technology to gain advantages in today’s trading environment. The firm’s primary tool is its people with the support of its own trading platform called VT Trader.  

We are looking for candidate(s) with entrepreneurial spirit to develop and grow our trading strategies into new areas. You must have the mindset to drive revenues and trading profits.

If you wish join a company whose vision is guided by common principles – innovation, collaboration and communication, which empower its employees to think critically and share ideas, you will have:

  • Curiosity and passion for trading and technology
  • Self-motivation, hardworking skills and be enthusiastic
  • Ability to translate trading strategy ideas into production
  • Experience with C# and .Net (VB.Net a plus)
  • Experience with networked and multi-threaded systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to identify potential roadblocks and plan around them
  • Strong attention to detail, logical/critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Aptitude and preference for working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation (or in progress) would be an asset

As a Strategy Developer at Pointus Partners, you will focus on the following:

  • Conceive, design, analyze, and measure electronic trading strategies
  • Back test strategies and build predictive models using historical market data
  • Analyze performance of trading strategies over different markets and optimize strategies based on the analysis
  • Implement and optimize robust low-latency trading algorithms
  • Acquire, clean, maintain, and analyze data sets to identify trends & patterns
  • Other tasks as required

Why join Pointus Partners

  • Our competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Centrally located office (close to Metro, train and bus station)
  • A comprehensive benefits program for you and your dependents and significant others
  • A casual work environment

Job Features

Job CategoryDeveloper, Strategy, Trading

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