Old Mission Capital

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Senior Quantitative Researcher/Strategist

Senior Quantitative Researcher/Strategist

ID 
2017-1055
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 
11/22/2017
Category 
Trading

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Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 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.