Old Mission Capital

  • 2020 Quantitative Trading Analyst Internship

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/10/2019 12:19 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    What You'll Do

    Quantitative Trading Analyst interns will be embedded on our trading teams and work directly with traders and other QTAs to create software that leverages our proprietary research infrastructure to improve existing trades and investigate new ones.


    Examples of projects include:

    • Developing and improving pricing models.
    • Exploring new ways of analyzing portfolio risk.
    • Execution optimization.
    • Contributing to our key performance indicator dashboards.


    You'll gain exposure to multiple trading desks, asset classes, data sets, and problem types over the summer to help both you and us find the best fit for your skills and interests.


    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.
    • 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.


    About Old Mission Capital

    Old Mission Capital is a global quantitative trading firm with offices in Chicago, New York and London that trades all asset classes around the clock, providing liquidity to centrally-cleared exchanges on hard-to-value products.  Our approach emphasizes collaboration and teamwork to gain a competitive advantage tackling the hardest problems in the financial industry. 


    The culture at Old Mission is hard-working but relaxed.  We all enjoy what we are doing so it doesn't really seem like work. We all enjoy building things, tinkering, making things better and in general working on hard problems.  If you're interested in being challenged and working in a small team environment, we encourage you to apply!


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