Old Mission Capital

  • Senior Quantitative Researcher/Strategist

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 10 months ago(10 months ago)
    ID
    2017-1055
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Trading
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    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.

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