Old Mission Capital

  • Quant Trader

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2018 5:52 PM)
    ID
    2018-1078
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, is a quantitative proprietary trading firm and is currently recruiting a Quantitative trader to join our New York office. Our traders work in teams to seek out and profitably trade mispriced securities. 

    Responsibilities

    The quantitative trader job responsibilities will include disciplined decision making, risk management, derivative pricing, and researching new opportunities. This quantitative trader will be managing the entire trading cycle from signal research, portfolio construction, execution and risk management.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, engineering, or one of the hard sciences.
    • Candidates must be proficient coding with one of the following languages: Python, Java, C++, VBA, R, Matlab, Ruby.
    • 4-10 years of relevant trading and research experience, with a primary focus on global equities, commodities, or fixed income instruments and/or related derivatives (such as futures, warrants, ETP’s, etc.)
    • Experience with systematic market-neutral strategies over a range of holding periods / forecast horizons (short, medium, and long).
    • The ability to work and solve problems as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment.
    • 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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