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Python Developer - Trading Infrastructure Team (BB-4BDAE)

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About Akuna:

Akuna Capital is an innovative trading firm with a strong focus on collaboration, cutting-edge technology, data driven solutions and automation. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market-maker – meaning we are committed to providing competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.

Our Founding Partners, including Akuna's CEO Andrew Killion, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firm’s first office in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world – Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from additional offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Boston.

Akuna Sydney opened in early 2018 and is at the center of Akuna’s Asian trading operations. Akuna’s focus in Asia is currently trading HK, cryptocurrencies and US night markets and is looking to expand to trading on all major Asian exchanges. Employees will work together towards achieving Akuna’s goals across all areas of the business, including trading and desk buildout, cutting-edge research and data analysis, strategy creation, and building ultra-low-latency trading systems that are tailored to local market conditions.

What you’ll do as a Python Developer on the Trading Infrastructure Team at Akuna:

Akuna Capital is looking for Mid-level and Senior Python Developers to join our growing development team and enhance our trading, position, and risk monitoring systems! This person will work closely with some of our quants, developers, and traders on application development, crypto-exchange connectivity as well as rebuilding our existing systems to make them more flexible and scalable. This is a great opportunity for anyone that is looking to have ownership over new and exciting projects. This is a foundational piece of our infrastructure and the right applicant will bring an interest in writing clean and maintainable code, and building large, distributed systems. In this role, you will:

Work on data retrieval, processing, validation and modeling Take inputs from traders and generate trading signals Work with various data sources/ inputs using Python Experience the full software development life cycle (requirements analysis, design, development, unit testing, execution and deployment, and post implementation support)

Qualities that make great candidates:

3+ years working with Python in a professional production environment Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering, Math or equivalent Must have strong writing and verbal communication skills and must be able to work in an agile development environment Proven ability to communicate with less technical users to understand requirements and implement appropriate solutions Exposure to trading and finance is an asset Comfortable with JavaScript, HTML or CSS a plus

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