• $300000 - $500000 per annum
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings QRF
  • 03 Jan 18

Quant Algo Trader (Medium - High Frequency)

  • Location: New York, NY, USA
  • Salary: $300000 - $500000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

A client of mine is looking to add an algorithmic trader with a successful track record in the quantitative trading space. The firm has historically been most successful trading medium to high-frequency stat arb, index arb, and market making strategies. Responsibilities for this position would

entail but are not limited to:
  • Systematic Discovery of alpha signals in the equities markets
  • Research and Development of sophisticated strategies at a medium to high frequency
  • Management and oversight of a large risk capital book
  • Back testing of strategies and microstructure research within equities
  • Monitoring and development of new and existing data sets
  • Collaboration with other team members and other groups in order to drive productivity
The ideal candidate should possess:
  • 3-7 years of experience in equities trading
  • Strong research capabilities proven by a track record of success
  • Exceptional programming skills (Python, R, C++, etc.)
  • Master Degree in a computational field
  • Desire to succeed in the quant trading industry
  • Ability to work with and manage a team