Old Mission Capital

  • Quant Trader

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/29/2017 6:11 PM)
    ID
    2017-1057
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital is a growing quantitative trading firm with offices in Chicago, New York City and London. In the competitive world of electronic trading, we use quantitative techniques and advanced technology to identify profitable trading opportunities around the globe. Our firm is made up of individuals seeking to be part of a team that is constantly striving for improvement and never content with the status quo. Management is committed to the development of our team members and making sure they feel challenged and engaged in the company's growth.

     

    The culture at Old Mission is hard-working but relaxed.  We all enjoy what we are doing so it doesn't really seem like work.  Most Old Mission employees have math or engineering backgrounds.  We all enjoy building things, tinkering, making things better and in general working on hard problems.  We are always looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

    Responsibilities

    Old Mission Capital, is a quantitative proprietary trading firm and is currently recruiting a couple Junior traders to join our Chicago office. Our traders work in teams to seek out and profitably trade mispriced securities. The trader job responsibilities will include disciplined decision making, risk management, derivative pricing, and researching new opportunities.

    Qualifications

    • An undergraduate or an advanced degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, engineering, or one of the hard sciences.
    • Proficiency with at least one of the following languages: Python, C++, Java, VBA, R, Matlab, or Ruby.
    • The ability to work and solve problems as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment.
    • 3+ years of relevant trading experience.
    • Proven trustworthiness and performance under the highest ethical standards.
    • A strong desire for knowledge and to understand how things work.

    Superior written and verbal communication skills.

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