Old Mission Capital

  • Quantitative Trading Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/12/2018 2:26 PM)
    ID
    2018-1071
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    You'll Help Fuel Our Growth
    We're constantly asking questions to improve what we already do and explore new opportunities.  Quantitative Trading Analysts are our front line for answering those questions to expand existing trading desks and develop new ones. 

    Responsibilities

    As a Quantitative Trading Analyst, you'll work directly with our traders and research infrastructure to:
    • Explore new datasets.
    • Develop pricing models.
    • Analyze trading strategy performance.
    • Assess risk.
    • Create tools to improve desk operations and efficiency.
    You'll gain exposure to multiple trading desks, asset classes, data sets, and problem types in your first year to help both you and us find the best fit for your skills and interests.  This role also offers flexibility for those who have or discover an interest in trading to transition to a Quantitative Trader role.

    Qualifications

    What You'll Need to Be Successful
    • Undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering or a related field.
    • Experience analyzing datasets or developing automation tools in Python or C++.
    • The ability to quantify your insights using probability and statistics.
    • Clear communication skills and the ability to work well both independently and in teams
    • A sense of urgency to solve meaningful problems and the ability to thrive in a competitive industry.

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