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Quant Trader



Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

At Ripple, we’re building a world where value moves like information does today. It’s big, it’s bold, and we’re already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backs.

If you’re ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value.


Ripple is expanding, and we are seeking a dynamic and versatile Junior Quant Trader for our London and Singapore office. This role is pivotal for a proactive, innovative individual who excels in a quantifiable performance environments. We’re looking for an inquisitive and adaptable professional who is looking for a high-impact role with a rapidly growing company at the intersection of finance and technology.


  • Operating proprietary systems in accordance with the trading desk’s objectives.
  • Monitoring trading activity and positions consistently throughout the shift.
  • Performing research and post-trade analysis using the firm's research tools on various algorithmic trading strategies to improve profitability of existing models.
  • Applying expertise in market microstructure, historical tick data, and quantitative modeling to conduct research and develop new sources of alpha.
  • Working closely with strategy developers to collaborate, propose, and test certain strategy-specific code changes related to execution, pricing, and risk management.
  • Communicating with risk managers and internal technology groups regarding production issues.
  • Working with the teams to solve for trade breaks, position, and activity reconciliation exceptions.
  • This role may include out of hours shifts (remote)


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related analytical field.
  • At least 6 years of work experience including 2+ years of experience in trading, finance, or related fields, with a focus on digital assets and FX.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and math skills.
  • Experience in Python, Java a plus
  • Passion for FinTech, markets, and technological innovation in trading.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and interpersonal skills focused on contributing to the success of the trading desk.
  • Work in a team environment 7x24x365 with the ability to function with independent discretion during rotating shift work.

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Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact. A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • In-office collaboration for moments that matter is important to our culture, and we give managers and teams the flexibility to decide which 10+ days a month they come in.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team offsites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Competitive benefits that cover physical and mental healthcare, retirement, family forming, and family support
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Generous vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.