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Ph.D Researcher

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 122903/001_1547247107
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Sales
  • Date posted: 11/01/2019

A leading proprietary trading firm located in Chicago is looking to add a Quantitative Research/ Strategy Developer with a specific focus on algorithmic trading strategies to their highly-talented strategy team. This position is ideal for an individual interested in working on a collaborative research team and access to top technology.

The Quantitative Researcher/Strategy Developer will be responsible for...

-Identifying patterns and potential opportunities by evaluating financial market data

-Utilizing statistical analysis and data mining skills to research to research, make forecasts and develop profitable predictive trading algorithms

- Developing forecasts and building predictive and profitable trading models.

- Employing in-house tools to perform strategy exploration and optimization.

The Quantitative Researcher/Strategy Developer should have the following qualifications:

-High proficiency in python and/or C++
-Advanced Degree in quantitative field

-Experience or interest in Fixed Income or Futures

-Excellent written and spoken communication skills.