Electronic Trading Data Scientist

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

Electronic Trading Data Scientist

Shape the future of electronic trading products through data and quantitative expertise, and enhance trading performance with predictive science, machine learning and optimization.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • A Ph.D. or Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or other relevant quantitative discipline
  • Series 57 and industry experience would be an asset

The Purpose of Your Role

Financial Engineering team provides quantitative expertise to the design of next-generation institutional-grade trading algorithms and products in equity and fixed-income market. We are a member of Fidelity Centralized Electronic Trading within Fidelity Capital Markets. We work with clients to improve their trading strategy, educate them about market structure and trading tools, and provide consultation to help them solve their unique problems.

The Skills You Bring
  • You understand electronic trading market and algorithms that achieve superior performance
  • You use KDB/Q, Python or R to see and understand large amount of data
  • You use in-depth data science and analytical knowledge to let data tell stories
  • You build mathematical and machine learning models for prediction and optimize performance
  • You are eager to learn new things, share ideas freely and create positive work environment
  • You have excellent presentation skill to influence product directions and work with clients

The Value You Deliver
  • Creating predictive volume, liquidity, price, interest rate and volatility models to improve trading performance
  • Building tools, prototypes and simulation engines to streamline processes and test new ideas
  • Dissecting and comparing trading performance of algorithms, venues and traders
  • Promoting culture of innovation and thought leadership
  • Influencing product directions for the benefit of our clients

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Fidelity Centralized Electronic Trading aspires to be the most influential provider of electronic trading solutions in the marketplace. We accomplish this by protecting our clients' interests and focusing on innovative research, products and services that empower Fidelity's partners and clients to achieve their trading objectives. We receive trading commissions from clients when they use our products, and lower transaction cost for Fidelity's clients.Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.