Job Opportunities

Are you ready to help us lead the AI-driven transformation of the financial industry? Join our team at Othoz!

What we do

Othoz develops world-class artificial intelligence systems that trade on multiple financial markets, powering our own multi-million in-house investment strategies. Our underlying deep learning model continually ingests huge amounts of financial market data and learns to identify complex patterns and structures that hint at future market development. The system is self-learning and automatically adapts to time-varying market behaviour. Based on the model’s predictions, our system creates and manages next-generation investment portfolios with strong and consistent risk/return profiles.

Who we are

Othoz is based in the heart of Berlin. Our team includes entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists that have worked at top-tier universities in Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain and China. The majority of us have a background in fields such as Mathematics, Computer Science or Finance. We enjoy superior quality, high reliability and great attention to detail in all aspects of our work. Othoz is a deeply technical company, operating at the very state-of-the-art in deep learning research, funded by private investors with significant track record and experience in the financial industry. Being part of the team at Othoz is one of the most challenging and exciting job opportunities in Berlin today.

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Your position

We are looking for a top-tier senior software engineer to join our team on a permanent position in Berlin / Germany. As part of the early team you work directly with the founders and have the opportunity to significantly shape our codebase and infrastructure. We heavily rely on technologies such as Python, TensorFlow, Kubernetes, Docker and a continuous deployment pipeline to Google Cloud Platform. You will continuously improve, own and operate our Python-based software stack that powers our Machine Learning based trading platform. Our platform is composed of a range of modern backend services and libraries that we develop in-house such as the Othoz Data Platform that continually ingests, validates, standardizes and stores financial market data from leading providers; the Othoz Research Platform that allows us to manage, evaluate and store Machine Learning models; as well as libraries such as our in-house trading simulation and risk analysis module. You will take ownership for continuous development of those services and libraries; designing and exposing the underlying functionality via clean, maintainable and efficient Python APIs as well as reliably running the system in production. Like every other team member, you enjoy taking full responsibility for transforming ideas into a rock-solid, well-engineered production system. We expect that you share our passion for high quality, elegant software architecture as well as well-tested, reliable and maintainable software. Although neither a background in finance nor Machine Learning is required you are eager to quickly learn essential concepts.

Your strengths

Essentials
  • Degree in computer science or related field and significant industry and/or open-source experience developing high-quality Python code
  • Demonstrated ability to engineer reliable and maintainable software systems
  • You have written large amounts of quality code
  • Demonstrated persistence when tackling hard engineering challenges that are not easily solvable
  • Having the desire to be a part of the next big thing in the finance world and challenge established players from a backyard in Berlin
  • Quick learner, excited to continuously learn new skills and technologies
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a highly skilled team
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, good communication skills
Bonus
  • Previous industry experience in developing automated trading systems
  • Previous experience in developing and maintaining data mining, business intelligence or Machine Learning systems
  • Experience in helping an engineering team grow

Senior Full-Stack Machine Learning Engineer

Your position

We are looking for an experienced full-stack machine learning engineer to join our team. As part of the early team you work directly with the founders and have the opportunity to significantly shape our codebase and infrastructure (Python, TensorFlow, Docker, continuous deployment to Google Cloud Platform). At the core of your position is designing, implementing, training and evaluating state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms that accurately model financial markets. Your position also includes designing large-scale data pipelines, improving our stock market trading simulation, implementing innovative portfolio optimization concepts and everything else that pops up along the early days of a startup. Like every other team member you enjoy taking full responsibility for transforming ideas into a rock-solid, well-engineered production system. Although a background in finance is not required you are eager to quickly learn essential concepts.

Your strengths

Essentials
  • Degree in computer science, machine learning, computer vision or related fields
  • Experience in working with modern machine learning frameworks, large-scale data processing systems and cloud infrastructure
  • Demonstrated ability to engineer reliable and maintainable software systems
  • You have written large amounts of quality code
  • Demonstrated persistence when tackling hard engineering and machine learning challenges that are not easily solvable
  • Quick learner, excited to continuously learn new skills and technologies
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, good communication skills
Bonus
  • PhD degree in related quantitative field
  • Strong publication track record in machine learning
  • Industry experience with a modern development/research stack based on Python, TensorFlow, Docker and Google Cloud Platform
  • Strong industry background in deep learning
  • Experience in helping an engineering / ML team grow

How to apply

Send an email to Othoz' technical co-founder Mathias containing your CV and relevant experience.