Careers

careers

XY Capital is always looking for talented professionals with good character to work and grow with us. If you are interested in joining us, please send your resume to hr@xycapitalgroup.com with your current and expected salary.

Open Positions (click to view details):

Job Description

With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a strong candidate to join our software development team. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in designing and developing of market making and trading algorithms. This candidate will work with a diverse team of developers and with traders on improving trading strategy. This role will report to the CEO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all levels of the SDLC as we develop software to support our trading operations
  • Help coordinate various software development efforts across the company
  • Collaborate with traders to understand and anticipate trading technologies needed
  • Document software performance and proactively optimize as needed
  • Provide support to end users as needed
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in algorithmic trading environment and/or high frequency trading system development
  • Proficiency in C++11/14/17
  • Experience in Java/Scala/C#/Rust/Python would be a plus
  • Experience in Memory/CPU profiling/optimization, multi-threading and distributed computing
  • Experience in using high performance messaging bus such as ZMQ, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ
  • Experience in developing on the Linux platform with libraries such as BOOST and STL
  • Experience with revision control tools such as Git
  • Good knowledge of SQL based RDBMS
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Good command of spoken and written English

    Preference for:

  • Experience in Solarflare open onload library and Linux Kernel bypass
  • Knowledge in FIX/OUCH/ITCH/SBE protocol
  • Knowledge in Native Market data processing
  • Knowledge in Exchange Connectivity / Colocation setup
  • Knowledge in NoSQL database is also a plus: Mongo, KDB+, Redis, Timescale, Cassandra
  • Familiarity with Agile development using CI/CD tools such as GitLab/Jenkins/CircleCI
  • Background in exchange trading at a prop firm or hedge fund

    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.

  • Job Description

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a strong candidate to join our software development team. We seek a candidate with to assist in the further development of our trading tools and provide day-to-day operational support to end users. This candidate will also be assisting with the design and development of new trading algorithms. This role will report to a Senior Developer and will be a core member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.

    Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all levels of the SDLC as we develop software to support our trading operations
  • Help coordinate various software development efforts across the company
  • Collaborate with traders to understand and anticipate trading technologies needed
  • Document software performance and proactively optimize as needed
  • Provide support to end users as needed
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:
  • Degree holder in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years working experience in algorithmic trading environment and/or high frequency trading system development
  • Proficiency in C++11/14/17
  • Experience in Java/Scala/C#/Rust/Python would be a plus
  • Experience in Memory/CPU profiling/optimization, multi-threading and distributed computing
  • Experience in using high performance messaging bus such as ZMQ, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ
  • Experience in developing on the Linux platform with libraries such as BOOST and STL
  • Experience with revision control tools such as Git
  • Good knowledge of SQL based RDBMS
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • New graduates will also be considered

    Preference for:
  • Knowledge in FIX/OUCH/ITCH/SBE protocol
  • Knowledge in NoSQL database is also a plus: Mongo, KDB+, Redis, Timescale, Cassandra
  • Familiarity with Agile development using CI/CD tools such as GitLab/Jenkins/CircleCI
  • Background in exchange trading at a prop firm or hedge fund

    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.

  • Job Description:

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our trading team. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and Global markets. This candidate will use their experience to help set up and lead a new trading desk. We employ various strategies utilizing our proprietary quant. models and aim to broaden our portfolio with new products and markets. This role will report to the CEO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.

    Responsibilities:

  • Lead creation of new trading desk
  • Actively trade across various products and markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and assist to develop new trading models
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Drive collaboration with developers to update and refine algorithms
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in proprietary or hedge fund firm
  • Proven track record of performance in equity/options trading
  • Prior management experience is a plus
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain
  • high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English


    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.

  • Job Description:

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a strong candidate to join our trading team. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and Global markets. We employ various strategies utilizing our proprietary quant. models and aim to broaden our portfolio with new products and markets. This role will report to the CEO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.

    Responsibilities:

  • Actively trade across various products and markets
  • Assist in development of trading models
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Monitor and report on trading performance
  • Partner with and mentor junior trader
  • Collaborate with IT and developers to update and refine algorithms
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in proprietary or hedge fund firm
  • Proven track record of performance in equity trading
  • Proficient in Excel and VBA, programming knowledge is a plus
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Good command of spoken and written English


    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.

  • Job Descriptions:

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a strong candidate to head our HR operations. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership to manage all HR activities and partner with senior management. This role will report directly to the Head of Operations and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.

    Responsibilities:

  • Manage all recruitment activities, including but not limited to, internet job postings, attending career fairs, and attending university events to hire interns
  • Coordinate interviews between employees and prospective candidates
  • Prepare and maintain HR related documents, including employee performance reviews
  • Manage company benefits programs, such as medical insurance and gym membership
  • Create toolkits for hiring, interviewing, and other key HR activities
  • Partner with external recruiting firms, as needed, to source for critical hires
  • Other ad-hoc projects

    Qualifications:

  • Degree holder in HRM preferred
  • 7+ years HR related work experience at a financial firm is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Able to work independently and be a team player
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Strong communication skills and proficient in spoken and written English

    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.

  • Job Description:

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for interns to join the team. You will participate in developing and testing trading strategies and performing market analysis to provide insight and feedback for sr. management.

    Responsibilities:

  • Work with traders and developers on creating and testing trading strategies
  • Perform data analysis and prepare summary of findings
  • Meet with CEO and traders weekly to review data
  • Report to and be mentored by junior trader, who was also an intern
  • Help set up new trading desks
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • Students who are going to graduate in the year of 2020 or later
  • GPA 3.5 or above
  • Willing to take an academic leave during the internship 
  • Full-time only, part-time will not be considered
  • Strong interest in finance, trading, and business news
  • Programming skills (e.g. R, Python, Excel VBA) and experience in data science are expected
  • Knowledge in fields related to statistical analysis (e.g. machine learning) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment 
  • Strong command of spoken and written English 
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently

    To apply, please send your detailed resume via email.

  • Job Description:

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a trading analyst to join the trading team. We seek a candidate with the passion and drive to learn and participate in trading across markets and products. We employ various strategies utilizing our proprietary quant. models and aim to broaden our portfolio with new products and markets. This role will report directly to the CEO and will be a key member of the XY Capital staff as we continue to grow and scale.

    Responsibilities:

  • Lead night desk trading and monitoring of US, Canada, and Europe markets
  • Actively trade across various products and markets
  • Assist in development of trading models
  • Work with trading team to implement and test trading strategies
  • Monitor and report on trading performance
  • Partner with junior trader as a mentor
  • Assist in implementing and testing updated algorithms
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred 1-3 years of relevant work experience in proprietary or hedge fund firm
  • Proven track record of performance in equity trading
  • Proficient in Excel and VBA, programming knowledge is a plus
  • Self-starter that can lead and work independently
  • Must be able to balance many tasks, be a strong decision maker, and maintain high ethical integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong command of spoken and written English


    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.

  • Job Description:

    With the investments we’ve made and growth in the firm, now is the time to be at XY Capital and we are looking for a desktop support engineer to join the team. We seek a candidate with the passion to support a business that trades across markets and products. This candidate will be part of the team that manages Windows and Linux machines and supports various applications and IT equipment.

    Responsibilities:

  • Lead desktop support for night desk trading
  • First level support for trading platform and technology related issues
  • Setup equipment for new hires and support access to key applications
  • Assist with support of office equipment such as computers and printers
  • Ensure all end-user equipment is kept up to date with security patches and feature upgrades
  • Day-to-day support and troubleshooting of core software systems and application packages
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience, proprietary or hedge fund firm is a plus
  • Knowledge in ticketing system is a plus
  • Basic hardware repairs, installing desktop operating systems and applications
  • Comfortable working with desktops and laptops
  • Experience with Windows desktop operating systems
  • Good understanding of basic TCP/IP protocol and network troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong command of spoken and written English

    We offer a competitive package (based on experience) and includes attractive fringe benefits to the right candidate.

    To apply, please send your detailed resume including your current and expected salary in English via email.