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Python Developer

We’re looking to add a Python developer to our team to assist our dev team to maintain but also add new features to our existing code base.

About acheron

Under the trade name AcheronTrading, the company is a designated market maker and provides liquidity and advisory services to digital asset issuers on exchanges worldwide. It is our belief that market inefficiency is one of the factors preventing digital assets/cryptocurrencies from achieving mass adoption. As such, our focus is to construct and provide liquidity services for digital assets from the most embryonic stages and throughout their adoption cycle.

Acheron has over 125 institutional clients with market share across over 50 exchanges worldwide, with team members concentrated in North America and Europe.

 

Our services

Algorithmic market-making services

Market-making is essential to emerging digital assets because, without a liquid trading environment, market participants cannot buy or sell tokens without causing a drastic change in the market price. This phenomenon is known as "market slippage." Acheron's services directly reduce market slippage and thus result in more efficient trade for market participants.

Exchange advisory and planning

We have integrated with over fifty decentralized and centralized exchanges providing holistic coverage across the digital asset ecosystem. Receive data-backed insights to determine which venues are the right fit for your goals.

Risk management and modeling

Emerging digital assets can be hyper-volatile during price discovery. We consult teams in designing and selecting the appropriate liquidity strategy to develop a liquid market while managing the inventory risk for their digital assets throughout their adoption cycle.

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About the job opening

Under the trade name AcheronTrading, the company is a designated market maker and provides liquidity and advisory services to digital asset issuers on exchanges worldwide. It is our belief that market inefficiency is one of the factors preventing digital assets/cryptocurrencies from achieving mass adoption. As such, our focus is to construct and provide liquidity services for digital assets from the most incipient stages and throughout their adoption cycle.

Today, Acheron’s markets represent over ten billion in market share across over thirty exchanges worldwide with team members concentrated in North America and Europe.

Our Services

The following services are included in our portfolio:

(i) Algorithmic market-making services – we provide liquidity for digital assets upon the request of, and on the exchanges designated by the customer: exchanges require digital assets issuers to maintain certain levels of liquidity to remain listed on their platform and we ensure our customers meet (and often exceed) such requirements;

(ii) Exchange advisory and planning – we research, identify and assess the suitable exchange(s) for a digital asset issuer throughout the lifecycle of its digital asset;

(iii) Risk management and modelling – we consult teams in selecting the appropriate liquidity strategy to develop a liquid market while managing the inventory risk for their digital assets

Current Opportunity

We are now looking to add a Software Engineer to assist our dev team to maintain the code base as well as adding backend features including but not limit to exchange integration, blockchain integration, trading strategy implementation. You will receive hands-on training from senior members of our dev team and learn about algorithmic trading and blockchain development.

We are seeing candidates in the following areas

  • North America: East coast preferred

  • Belgium, Europe

What you will be doing

  • Maintaining current backend code base (Python and JavaScript)

  • Exchange integration (REST and WebSocket API)

  • Blockchain integration (EVM and non EVM)

  • Help debug and trouble shoot

  • Extending & maintaining test suite

  • Implementing security best-practices along the way

Skills and experience

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science preferred, or other quantitative degree

  • Excellent written and verbal English

  • Proficient in Python and JavaScript

  • Familiar with Python and JavaScript integration of REST API and WebSocket API

  • Familiar with blockchain technology basics (optional)

  • Familiar with blockchain frameworks such as web3.js is preferred (optional)

  • Basic understanding/interest in market microstructure and trading is preferred (optional)

Our recruitment philosophy

Leadership, trustworthiness, and reputation are at the core of AcheronTrading’s DNA. We seek out individuals who are:

  • self-starters with conviction in themselves to make the right decisions

  • trustworthy and hold themselves accountable to their fellow colleagues and clients who rely on their integrity

  • are willing to go above and beyond to deliver exceptional results to safeguard the reputation of the company


Our offer

  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to work with one of the most innovative and fastest-growing trading firms in the industry
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