Old Mission Capital

  • Quant Trader

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 11 months ago(12/4/2018 5:52 PM)
    ID
    2018-1078
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    Old Mission Capital, is a quantitative proprietary trading firm and is currently recruiting a Quantitative trader to join our Chicago or 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

    • 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.
    • 3+ 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.

    Old Mission Capital is not accepting unsolicited resumes from any staffing/search firms. All resumes submitted by staffing/search firms to any employee at Old Mission Capital via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid signed search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Old Mission Capital, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Old Mission Capital.

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