Quants at this firm apply mathematical techniques and write software to develop, analyze, and implement statistical models for their computerized financial trading strategies. They utilize their creativity and innovation to create novel approaches to trade profitably in markets around the globe.
Specific responsibilities range from leveraging financial data in an effort to increase profitability, decrease risk, and reduce transaction costs to conceiving new trading ideas, formulating them into systematic strategies, and critically evaluating their performance.
You must be an exceptionally talented student at the top of your respective statistics, math, physics, engineering, and computer science program. Ideally you will have also competed successfully in the United States and International Math Olympiads as well as the Putnam Competition.