• USD150000 - USD350000 per year
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Buyside
  • 2018-12-14

Quantitative Trading Strategist-Equities

  • Location: Boston, MA, USA
  • Salary: USD150000 - USD350000 per year
  • Job Type: Full time

Buy-Side Trading Strategist-Equities

A buy-side fund with an AUM base of over $50b based, in Boston is looking for a mid-level quantitative researcher to join their dynamic electronic trading team. The firm has been around for 5 years and is currently expanding organically to keep up with capital inflows and a profitable track record.

The vacancy that they are looking to fill at the moment is a role on their trading desk doing full cycle research, development, and implementation of mid-to-high frequency trading strategies alongside the investment committee.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Systematic and quantitative research and development of higher frequency trading strategies across global equities markets
  • Research and implementation of new data-sets into developmental strategies
  • Back-testing and understanding of strategies including abstractions and requirements
  • Market micro-structure research and alpha signal research across asset classes
  • TCA and analysis of pre/post trade execution data
  • Collaboration between team members in order to drive productivity and facilitate innovative ideas

Ideal candidates should possess:

  • Expert programming skills in one of more of the following: C/C#, C++, Python, SQL, KDB/Q, MongoDB
  • Masters degree in a computational field, Ph.D. preferred