Old Mission Capital

  • Quantitative Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/28/2018 5:06 PM)
    # of Openings
  • 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 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.


    • 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


    • 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

    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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