Akuna Capital is a young and booming trading firm with a strong focus on collaboration, cutting-edge technology, data driven solutions and automation. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market-maker meaning we are committed to providing competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.
Our Founding Partners, Andrew Killion and Mitchell Skinner, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firms first office in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from additional offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Boston.
Akuna Boston opened in the Fall of 2015. The team is comprised of a small group of Quant Developers and Researchers who are focused on building a world-class data and research platform. The team also collaborates with other quant and trading groups on projects that encompass data collection, statistical analysis, and strategy optimization.
What youll do as a Quantitative Research Intern at Akuna:
Akunas Quantitative Trading and Research team is looking to add Quantitative Research Interns to a team of mathematicians, statisticians and technologists for our 10-week internship Akunacademy in our Boston office from June to August 2020. This team creates trading strategies scientifically by combining its quantitative expertise with sophisticated understanding of derivatives and financial markets.
We are looking for talented researchers who can apply and develop machine learning algorithms to contribute to Akunas strategy portfolio. In this role you will:
Qualities that make great candidates:
** Candidates must be located near Boston, MA.Apply Now
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Akuna Capital Headquarters
333 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604