Old Mission Capital

  • Quantitative Trader

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 12:04 PM)
    ID
    2018-1077
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, a global quantitative proprietary trading firm is currently hiring an experienced quantitative trader to join our Chicago office.

     

    Responsibilities

    Old Mission Capital is looking for an experienced quantitative trader to join our equity index volatility desk. This candidate will join an existing team but be responsible for:
     
    ·         Leading a buildout of new strategies in the index volatility derivatives space, including model construction and risk management.
    ·         Leading a team of developers in designing automated systems for making markets on exchange listed volatility derivatives
    ·         Assisting in the designing new risk management framework
     
     

    Qualifications

     
    Qualifications:
    ·         3-8 years of experience trading variance, vix and related listed options and futures.
    ·         Significant experience in systematically quantifying risk for a large portfolio of derivatives in the equity index space.
    ·         Strong theoretical understanding of modeling techniques in the equity index volatility derivative space.
    ·         Excellent communicator, leadership qualities.
    ·         Coding experience is strongly preferred.

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