Kronos Research is hiring a
Web3 Quantitative Developer (DeFi)

Compensation: $27k - $67k *

Location: TPE Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

Job Description

As a Quantitative Developer at Kronos, you will directly work as a team member in a world-class trading team, providing technical support and growing with the team. You will collaborate directly with quantitative researchers to expand trading opportunities and implement high-frequency trading algorithms. You will leverage cutting-edge technology to solve complex real-world problems in a fast-paced environment. Being directly affiliated with a trading team means your rewards will be directly tied to the team's performance, presenting a valuable opportunity for you as the bull market approaches.


  1. Strategy Implementation and Maintenance:Develop new trading logic to address specific trading requirements. Maintain and optimize existing trading strategies. Provide technical support for the long-term development of the trading team.
  2. DeFi Integration:Extend our existing infrastructure to enable algorithmic trading on various DeFi protocols. Design and write smart contracts in solidity to support trading securely. Stay updated on changes in the DeFi APIs and follow industry best practices.


  1. Degree:Advanced training (Bachelor, Master, Ph.D.) from a top school in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Physics, Financial Engineering, Economics, or another highly quantitative field.
  2. Programming Proficiency:
    • Programming Languages:Proficiency in modern C++ and Python within a Linux environment.
    • Software Engineering:Expertise in object-oriented programming, design patterns, and proficiency in data structures and algorithms.
    • Quality Assurance:Capable of producing readable, clean, well-structured, maintainable, and efficient code.
    • Independent Working Capability:Able to independently implement features, write testing scripts, and adeptly resolve issues.
  3. DeFi Proficiency:
    • Blockchain Fundamentals: smart contracts, web3, DAOs, etc.
    • Proficiency in Solidity: Able to read, write, compile, and deploy smart contracts in solidity.
    • DeFi Protocols: In-depth technical understanding of DeFi protocols and DevOps best practices while interacting with DeFi protocols.
  4. API Proficiency:
    • Comprehensive understanding of RESTful APIs, WebSocket, HTTP, WebSocket, FIX, GRPC, and other communication protocols.
    • Understanding of signature algorithms, like ECDSA.
    • Knowledge of API versioning, error handling, and optimization techniques for API performance.
    • Strong problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues that may arise during API integration.
  5. Personality:
    • Enthusiastic and actively passionate about trading.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes in the financial landscape.
    • Display a high level of accountability and responsibility.
    • Strong communication skills and a proven ability to engage effectively with team members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding financial markets, exchanges, high-frequency trading, cryptocurrencies, and practical trading experience in financial markets or related domains.
  • Over 2 years of hands-on experience in DeFi, DApps, smart contracts, etc.
  • Proficiency in modern C++, or ability to quickly learn modern C++.
  • Proficiency in SQL and bash programming.

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Compensation: $27k - $67k *

Location: TPE Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

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