• +Bonus
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Buyside
  • 2019-06-20

Quantitative Research- Java/Python

  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary: +Bonus
  • Job Type: Full time

A leading prop trading firm is looking to add a Quant Research/Strategy Developer.

A leading proprietary trading firm is looking to add a Quantitative Research/ Strategy Developer with a specific focus on algorithmic trading strategies to their highly-talented strategy team. This position is ideal for an individual interested in working on a collaborative research team and access to top technology.

The Quantitative Researcher/Strategy Developer will be responsible for...

-Identifying patterns and potential opportunities by evaluating financial market data

-Deploying proprietary software

-Creating trading strategies to improve current systems

-Utilizing statistical analysis and data mining skills to research to research, make forecasts and develop profitable predictive trading algorithms

The Quantitative Researcher/Strategy Developer should have the following qualifications:

-High proficiency in java and/or python

-Advanced Degree in quantitative field

-Strong problem solving and math skills

-Experience and/or interest in machine learning on large data sets

-Experience or interest in Futures or options


-Breakfast and snacks provided daily

-On-site gym

-Casual work environment