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Quantitative Trader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $125000 - $175000 per annum
  • Job reference: ac10042017
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 04/10/2017
Quantitative Trader

An industry-leading high-frequency trading firm is looking to add a quantitative trader to its team here in Chicago. This position provides the opportunity to work alongside quantitative developers and researchers with strong experience working on low-latency strategies, and for a firm with the technology to leverage and execute some of the top trading strategies. The firm focuses on intra-day trading across multiple different asset classes, and are looking for motivated, responsible and reliable quant traders to leverage and grow their strategies.

Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D and/or Masters in Math, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience working on automated strategies for a proprietary trading firm and/or high-frequency trading group
  • Proven track record in C++ and Python, with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of basic programming concepts
  • Professional experience trading volatility arbitrage strategies
  • Eager to solve challenging problems, with ability to demonstrate these problems solving and math skills 
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