Senior Quantitative Trading Desk Strat - Volatility Trading Senior Quantitative Trading Desk Strat -  …

Selby Jennings QRF
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Oct 21
USD300000 - USD600000 per year + PnL Split
Selby Jennings QRF
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Oct 21
USD300000 - USD600000 per year + PnL Split
Selby Jennings QRF
Senior Quantitative Desk Strat - Medium to High Frequency Trading in Options and Volatility A high performing prop trading team based in downtown Chicago is looking for a mid-senior level quant desk strat to join their dynamic Options/Volatility team.

The firm has been around for over a decade and is currently expanding organically to keep up with market demands. The vacancy that they are looking to fill at the moment is on their volatility arbitrage trading desk doing quantitative research and development alongside senior researchers and traders alike.

Responsibilities will include:

- Systematic and quantitative research and development of high frequency trading strategies covering volatility based products
- Research and implementation of new data using machine learning algorithms such as decision trees, neural networks, basis expansions
- Back testing and understanding of strategies including abstractions and requirements
- Collaboration between team members in order to drive productivity and facilitate innovative ideas

Ideal candidates should possess:

- 4+ years of experience working on a trading desk / front office
- Advanced degree in a scientific field
- Strong programming skill
- Drive to succeed and see results, entrepreneurial mind-set

If there is an interest, please click the APPLY NOW button below.

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