SSUSA Job #895: QUANT TRADER

Job Description

QUANT TRADER

 

One of our global Quant clients is looking for an experienced quantitative trader of Equities, Options, Cash FX, and Futures. Our ideal candidate has a competitive fire, an entrepreneurial spirit and strong programming and math skills. Candidates must have a demonstrable track record of quantitative model based trading. The candidate will develop strategies within a team environment. The candidate will be surrounded by developers and traders in order to assist in model development and implementation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

v  Lead quantitative trading team’s research efforts

v  Work with senior developers and traders to create a world class research infrastructure

v  Collaborate with team members to design, develop, and refine models

 

QUALIFICATIONS

v  Proficiency in machine learning and data mining techniques

v  Successful low latency, high frequency trading strategies

v  Experience in high performance computing environment

v  Experience trading futures or spot FX markets

v  Proficient in Python or R development

v  Team oriented mentality

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

v  3+ years’ experience in the equities, futures, fixed income or cash FX markets

v  C++ programming in a Linux environment

v  Ability to make creative and innovative feature sets

v  Strong communication and leadership abilities

v  Desire to train team members

 

EDUCATION

v  Masters or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, or equivalent.

 

LOCATION

v  New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong

 

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Job Location
NY, LA or HK

Position Type
Permanent