• Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 2018-10-21
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Competitive
  • Full time

Algorithmic Proprietary Trader

My client is a boutique proprietary trading house with offices in Chicago, New York and London. Having recently taken on more partner capital, my client is looking to bring on new Quantitative Traders and Portfolio Managers either on a standalone basis or to establish a team. We are looking for candidates with experienced track records trading Grey/Black box strategies. My client has access to all major future exchanges including collocation and high speed data vendors. The focus is on intraday strategies, primarily across liquid future products.

Algorithmic Proprietary Trader

 

 

 

 

Job Description

 

My client is a boutique proprietary trading house with offices in Chicago, New York and London.

 

Having recently taken on more partner capital, my client is looking to bring on new Quantitative Traders and Portfolio Managers either on a standalone basis or to establish a team.

 

We are looking for candidates with experienced track records trading Grey/Black box strategies.

 

My client has access to all major future exchanges including collocation and high speed data vendors.

 

The focus is on intraday strategies, primarily across liquid future products.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Successful candidates will have a range of live strategies to bring aboard

 

Strategies must be highly scalable with a Sharpe of 2+

 

Strategies must be producing above $1mn in pnl. Ideally strategies will generate between 4 and 5 million in annual pnl.

 

Minimum of 3 years live track record trading systematic future strategies

 

Highly Quantitative with the ability to design algorithms in C++

 

 

 

 

Benefits

 

Low cost structure

 

Competitive latency sensitive infrastructure

 

Retain ownership of intellectual property

 

Large capital allocations for scalable strategies

 

Between 30% and 40% cut of pnl – Increasing 40%+ if targets are hit.