Old Mission Capital

  • Senior Quantitative Researcher/Strategist

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 years ago(11/22/2017 5:11 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, a global quantitative proprietary trading firm is currently hiring a Senior Quantitative Researcher to work in either our Chicago or New York City offices.  The Senior Quantitative Researcher will be responsible for building quantitative models for medium-term (seconds to minutes) equity forecasts in US and Global Equities.


    • This senior quantitative researcher will be conducting research and analyzing large data sets to develop and implement alpha signals while contributing to portfolio construction. 
    • You will be collaborating with others to analyze the performance while optimizing and creating new strategies



    • An advanced degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, an engineering discipline, mathematics, statistics, or physics. PhD preferred.
    • A deep technical understanding of advanced statistical techniques.
    • 5+ years of relevant equity trading experience.
    • Expertise building statistical models equity forecasts, with a proven track record of deploying such models to production equity trading systems.
    • Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: C++, Python, R, Matlab, Ruby, Java.
    • Experience leading a team of researchers, either in industry or academia.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
    • The successful candidate must have valid work authorization to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship.

    Old Mission Capital is not accepting unsolicited resumes from any staffing/search firms. All resumes submitted by staffing/search firms to any employee at Old Mission Capital via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid signed search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Old Mission Capital, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Old Mission Capital.


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