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 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 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
  • Must already possess a working visa
  • Expect to work in Hong Kong after graduation

    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 interns to join the team. You will be working closely with our developer / trading team and will be assigned development projects. You’ll also be performing technical research to provide insight and feedback to the team.

    Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with development projects on low latency trading software and infrastructure
  • Perform research and POC on new technologies and toolsets
  • Discuss weekly with the team to review findings
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science preferred
  • Graduation year of 2020 or later
  • GPA of 3.2 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 new business technologies
  • Proficient in at least one object-oriented language: C# / C++ / Java
  • 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
  • Must already possess a working visa
  • Expect to work in Hong Kong after graduation

    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 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 create and lead our futures trading desk. 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:

  • Create and lead futures trading desk, managing separate P&L
  • Actively trade futures across various global markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and develop new trading models
  • Collaborate with team of traders to synergize trading strategies
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Collaborate 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 futures trading
  • Prior management experience is a plus
  • Self-starter that can both 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 quantitative researcher to join the team. We seek a candidate with the passion and drive to learn and participate in research 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:

  • Perform statistical analysis of historical and current financial market data
  • Process large datasets to detect hidden signals and patterns in order to predict future events
  • Devise and improve pricing models with use of sophisticated statistics models and machine learning techniques
  • Take an idea from inception, through to detailed research, coding, and testing, and ultimately to production release
  • Work with trading and IT team to implement and test trading strategies
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Statistics, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in proprietary trading, hedge fund, investment banks etc
  • Knowledge in machine learning is a plus
  • Experience in algorithmic/ HFT trading/statistical arbitrage trading is a plus
  • Experience in real-time data feed handling, time series analysis and statistical modelling
  • Strong quantitative programming skills in languages such as Python, R are a must, C++, Matlab, SAS are recommended
  • 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 an exceptional candidate to lead a new Options trading strategy. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and global markets. This candidate will use their experience to create and lead our options trading desk and managing their own P&L. 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:

  • Create and lead options trading desk, managing a dedicated P&L
  • Actively trade options across various global markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and develop new trading models
  • Collaborate with team of traders to synergize trading strategies
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Collaborate 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 at proprietary trading or hedge fund firm
  • Proven track record of performance in options trading
  • Prior management experience is a plus
  • Self-starter that can both 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 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 CTO 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 trading options 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 low latency architecture preferred
  • Experience in Memory/CPU profiling/optimization is preferred, multi-threading development and distributed computing not a must
  • 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

    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 COO to join the team. We are seeking a candidate with a proven track record at a buy-side firm who will help lead and drive various initiatives for the firm including but not limited to financial forecasting, expense budgeting, contingency arrangements, compliance, and leading numerous administrative and ad- hoc projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who will look to aggressively execute the firm’s various initiatives and deliver satisfactory results in a timely manner.

    Responsibilities:

  • Will be part of the management team along with the CEO and CTO in planning and executing the firm’s various growth and business initiatives
  • Translate the firm’s vision, strategies, and goals into actionable projects and direct various teams and functions of the firm to deliver satisfactory results on these projects in a timely matter
  • Oversee various procedures including but not limited to preparing budgets and financial statements, audits, trade matching and reconciliations, AML/KYC checks, compliance
  • Review, streamline and improve current processes to drive more efficiency and reduce all manual processes where possible
  • Maintain and develop business continuity and disaster recovery procedures after careful consideration of potential risks and impact
  • Build and maintain trusted relationships with internal colleagues, investors and shareholders

    Requirements:

  • University Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics or related disciplines
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience at a buy-side firm
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and a proven track record in running operations of an investment firm
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong command of written and spoken English
  • Strong command of written and spoken Chinese is preferred

    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 DevOps 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 support and development of trading system components. As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining our trading and business infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be self-driven, easily take ownership and require minimal supervision.

    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:

  • Report into the development team
  • Responsible for support and development of trading system components
  • Build and maintain tools and scripts central to the proprietary trading system
  • Actively troubleshoot production trading issues, working closely with development and trading
  • Build and maintain monitoring and automation stacks
  • Automate operational processes including software release and daily jobs

    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 an exceptional candidate to drive a new ETF trading strategy. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and global markets. This candidate will use their experience trading on our ETF trading desk and managing their own P&L. 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:

  • Trade on ETF trading desk and manage a dedicated P&L
  • Actively trade ETF’s across various global markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and develop new trading models
  • Collaborate with team of traders to synergize trading strategies
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Collaborate with developers to update and refine algorithms
  • Ad hoc projects

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience at a proprietary trading firm preferred
  • Proven track record of performance in ETF trading
  • Prior management experience is a plus
  • Self-starter that can both 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

    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 an exceptional candidate to lead a new Futures trading strategy. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and global markets. This candidate will use their experience to create and lead our futures trading desk and managing their own P&L. 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:

  • Create and lead futures trading desk, managing a dedicated P&L
  • Actively trade futures across various global markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and develop new trading models
  • Collaborate with team of traders to synergize trading strategies
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Collaborate 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 at proprietary trading or hedge fund firm
  • Proven track record of performance in futures trading
  • Prior management experience is a plus
  • Self-starter that can both 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

    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 an exceptional candidate to drive new Options trading strategies. We seek a candidate with the experience and leadership in trading across the Asian and global markets. This candidate will use their experience to trade on our options trading desk and manage their own P&L. 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:

  • Trade on options trading desk and manage a dedicated P&L
  • Actively trade options across various global markets
  • Introduce new trading ideas and develop new trading models
  • Collaborate with team of traders to synergize trading strategies
  • Work with CEO to implement and test trading strategies
  • Analyze trading performance and recommend improvements
  • Help manage and coach growing team of traders
  • Collaborate with developers to update and refine algorithms

    Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance, Math, Economics, or Computer Science preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience at a proprietary trading firm preferred
  • Proven track record of performance in options trading
  • Self-starter that can both 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

    To apply, please send your detailed resume via email.