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Junior Quantitative Trader (London)

Junior Quantitative Trader (London)

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In the competitive world of electronic trading, we use quantitative techniques and advanced technology to identify profitable trading opportunities around the globe. Old Mission Capital has related trading entities that operate out of the United States (Chicago and New York City).   Our organization 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.


Old Mission Europe LLP, a proprietary trading firm, is recruiting a Junior Quantitative Trader to join our London office. The Junior Trader job responsibilities include disciplined decision making, risk management, derivative pricing, researching new opportunities and executing trades.  Opportunities will include working alongside teammates as well as a mentor while creating market reports, running and using the firm's proprietary trading systems, and learning about market structure.



  • 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: Java, C++, VBA, R, Matlab, Ruby or Python. 
  • The ability to work and solve problems as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment.
  • 1+ 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.
  • Legal authorization to work in the UK.