Old Mission Capital

  • Quantitative Trading Research Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2018 6:41 PM)
    ID
    2018-1068
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, a global quantitative proprietary trading firm is currently hiring a talented, quantitative analyst to join its growing Fixed Income Operation. The ideal candidate will have experience trading fixed income assets and/or corporate bonds. This quantitative analyst/trader will be familiar with building and improving the firm’s risk and pricing models as well as understanding the risks in trading these assets.

    Responsibilities

    • Successful candidates will have experience building models, understanding the logic and approach in building successful strategies for pricing individual corporate bonds.
    • Ability to explain the risk associated with trading specific assets
    • Improve the existing models, while also creating new pricing models to increase the profitability of the FICC desk.
    • Qualified candidates should understand the life cycle of quantitative research

    Qualifications

    • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (preferably in engineering, statistics, mathematics or a hard science)
    • Candidates need to have exceptionally high mathematical and computer programming skills (Must be proficient in Python, VBA, or R)
    • Strong quantitative, analytical, research oriented and problem solving skills
    • Superior communication both written and verbal and has the ability to handle multiple tasks in a time sensitive, fast paced, collaborative, collegial environment.
    • Successful candidates will have a passion for the financial markets and will have an entrepreneurial mindset as the team is growing and this individual will be a value added contributor that will have an immediate impact to the team.
    • Familiar doing research on Fixed Income assets and corporate bonds is required

     

    About Old Mission Capital

    Old Mission Capital is a growing global quantitative trading firm with offices in Chicago, New York City and London. The Firm is active in a variety of asset classes including equities, equity derivatives, futures, foreign exchange, fixed income, and commodities.

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