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Quantitative Trader - Options

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $100000 - $150000 per annum
  • Job reference: chi101817
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 18/10/2017
Systematic Options Trader

An industry leading high-frequency trading firm is looking to add a trader to its automated options desk here in Chicago. The team consists of quant developers and quant traders with strong experience in systematic options trading. The ideal candidate will have a very strong background in financial mathematics and initiatives in generating trading ideas. 

Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D and/or Masters in Math, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related field
  • At least 1 year of quantitative analysis and modeling experience 
  • Experience or strong understanding of options theory 
  • Experience in the Financial or trading industry 
  • Experience in Python required, C++ preferred 
  • Professional experience trading volatility arbitrage strategies
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