• Quant / quantitative developer

    Job Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 10 months ago(6/29/2017 1:39 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-14988
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quantitative Analytics
  • Overview

    We have grown from a core of successful and experienced traders to a full-fledged operation comprised of over 100 employees that includes traders, software engineers, quantitative analysts, and middle office/back office support.  This is an incredible opportunity to work in one of the most exciting trading environments in the industry. We strive to offer a challenging environment where individuals can develop their career in technology. We place great emphasis upon providing our technology professionals with all the tools they need to be successful and grow as individuals.

    Responsibilities

    The role will include working directly on the trading desk to develop pricing and trading models. The candidate will help build systems to monitor real-time trading risk and strategy performance. A successful individual in this role will help build systems and trading strategies which complement our market making approach with value trades identified through quantitative modeling of statistical arbitrage as well as actual or near actual arbitrage.

    Qualifications

    Strong quantitative development skills. High volume market making or strategy development experience.  

    • 4+ years experience involving software development and financial modeling in a trading environment
    • PhD in Finance, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field
    • At least some graduate work involving statistics, econometrics, and time series analysis
    • Programming experience with C++ and C#/Java
    • Excellent communication skills and a work ethic that thrives both independently and within a team 

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