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Quantitative Researcher (Options desk)

Selby Jennings
Manhattan, USA
USD150000 - USD250000 per year + Performance Based Bonus
Closing date
Oct 29, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

A leading prop trading firm known for its innovative investment strategies and commitment to delivering superior returns. They specialize in futures and options trading and are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Quantitative Researcher to join their dynamic team.

Job Description:

Utilize sophisticated statistical techniques for the creation of models employed in forecasting, selecting strategies, and constructing portfolios. Apply quantitative approaches within the realm of financial engineering to craft algorithmic solutions, perform complex data modeling, and create visualizations. Employ machine learning expertise to refine and adjust algorithms for optimal data processing.

Key Responsibilities:
  1. Quantitative Research: Conduct in-depth quantitative research to identify trading opportunities in futures and options markets. Develop, test, and refine trading models and strategies.
  2. Data Analysis: Collect and analyze market data, historical prices, and relevant economic indicators to inform trading decisions.
  3. Model Development: The quantitative researcher will build and maintain sophisticated mathematical and statistical models to predict market movements and optimize trading strategies.
  4. Risk Management: Implement risk management techniques to control exposure and ensure portfolio stability.
  5. Collaboration: Collaborate with portfolio managers, traders, and other team members to refine trading strategies and enhance performance.
  6. Monitoring and Reporting: Continuously monitor the performance of trading strategies and provide regular reports to senior management.
  7. Research Innovation: Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in quantitative research and trading technology, and integrate new insights and tools into our strategies.

  • Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, finance, physics, or related field preferred.
  • Strong expertise in quantitative research, statistical analysis, and mathematical modeling.
  • Proven experience in futures and options trading strategies.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, or C++.
  • Knowledge of financial instruments, derivatives, and risk management.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented mindset.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Previous experience within equities or commodities working on options strategies.

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Health, dental, and retirement benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • A collaborative and intellectually stimulating work environment.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge quantitative research and trading strategies.

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