Senior Software Engineer

Singapore | Technology | Full-time


Tokka Labs | Singapore, SG

Tokka Labs is a proprietary trading firm with a focus on close collaboration, rigorous research, and cutting-edge technology. We are market makers, searchers, and solvers for top protocols on the most popular blockchains in the world. We design and implement our own trading systems and strategies to provide liquidity in the most diverse and challenging environments. At the core of it all lies our unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries of decentralized finance and we are always on the lookout for like-minded individuals to join us on this journey. If you think you have what it takes, apply now! 


Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced software engineer to join its growing development community in Singapore. You will be part of a front office business unit working on cutting edge cryptocurrencies trading where your development outcomes have an immediate and measurable impact on the business. This is a rare opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with other like-minded engineers, quants, and traders to tackle real world challenges in the emerging DeFi space.



  • Work closely with other members of the team to develop software solutions to grow the P&L
  • Design, develop and own high-performance solution stacks
  • Maintain, monitor, extend and optimize existing trading systems
  • Contribute to the firm’s technical roadmap
  • Contribute to inter-team and cross-team efforts to ensure success of the business
  • Provide L3 support for production issues


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar disciplines
  • Familiarity with Linux operating systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Interest in financial markets (with at least a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies)
  • Must be able to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Good grasp of software engineering principles
  • Ability to translate non-technical requirements into technical tasks
  • Good understanding of low-to-high level testing and performance optimization principles, statistical performance measuring and test-driven development approaches
  • Understanding of low-level performance tuning concepts (e.g. microprocessor architecture, Linux kernel, networking, blockchain architecture)
  • Experience working on high performance, low latency trading systems is a must
  • Proficiency in Python and/or C++ preferred
  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL (e.g. Redis, Mongo, Timescale) is a plus
  • Knowledge of other technologies such as CI/CD, Docker and Kubernetes is a plus
  • Familiarity with cloud computing services is a plus