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Quantitative Analyst / High Frequency Trading Firm

Job Title: Quantitative Analyst / High Frequency Trading Firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York,United States
Salary: $150,000-200,000+
REF: 30000512
Contact Name: Steven Dilamani
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

job description


Our client is looking for talented individuals to perform quantitative research. This position is challenging and potentially very rewarding, requiring excellent quantitative skills, programming experience and the desire necessary to beat the market. You will join a group of highly skilled professionals focused on developing cutting-edge trading strategies.
position description

Their firm specializes in fully automated trading. They have developed a best-in-class automated trading platform, featuring not only direct market access to most major financial exchanges, but a complete system for developing and automating trading strategies. Your role will be to assist in developing quantitative strategies among a team of experienced individuals.

Candidates should have all of the following:
- Degree from a top-tier school in a technical, scientific, and/or quantitative field
- Experience as a Quant Analyst in Equities or Futures High Frequency Trading
- Strong experience with C++
- Experience working with Unix-based systems
- Strong desire to conquer the challenge of outperforming other financial market participants
- Self-motivated, hard-working, creative and competitive personality
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Track record of achievement and success

Desired skills
- Statistical modeling, time series, or other data modeling experience
- Bash, Matlab, Ruby, or Lua: expertise with any of these is a plus

- Competitive base salary
- Opportunity to earn large bonus, based on performance
- Three to four weeks of paid vacation
- Complete health coverage including dental
- 401(k) plan
- Flexible spending account
- Tuition and educational reimbursement
- Direct access to senior personnel
- Frequent company outings
- Free snacks, drinks, and fresh fruit