Quant Developer Intern


Internship; 3-6 months
Zurich, Switzerland

What we do
Protos is a data driven hedge fund committed to helping investors capture the value to be derived from disruptive technologies built on the Blockchain technology. We invest in early stage (pre-ICO) opportunities as well as in established assets leveraging the firm’s research and data on advanced trading strategies. We acquire datasets that enable promising strategies, build and test those strategies and deploy them on the market. Our team is made up of financial veterans with track records of managed funds of over $1B as well as serial technology entrepreneurs.

We are looking for an exceptional Quant Developer Intern to join us in achieving our vision. You will be working closely with our core team on all aspects of the business. The function’s responsibilities will involve designing and implementing a robust technical foundation for the business to grow upon, including dataset acquisitions, building of dashboards and trading execution management.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Understanding of basic data structures and trading strategies
  • Advanced knowledge of python
  • You write well-tested, clean, maintainable code
  • Good communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: creative, focused, and not easily discouraged
  • Passionate about designing, building and shipping high quality products


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with quant-trading and trading platforms
  • A passion for decentralization, open source software, and the blockchain
  • Experience in machine learning/optimization algorithms
  • Past contributions to open source projects
  • Experience with database management
  • Familiarity with data analysis frameworks – Pandas, Blaze and preferably with distributed big data systems such as Spark, Hadoop
  • You know and care about sound engineering practices like code review, testing, continuous delivery and automation



  • Competitive salary
  • Potential to convert to full-time position


We look forward to receive your CV at career@protosmanagement.com

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