Equities Quant Strategist high-frequency – Chicago
GQR | Global Quant Recruitment - Chicago, IL

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JOB DESCRIPTION

A 100 person quantitative trading firm (predominantly prop) is searching for a mid or senior level quantitative strategist to primarily design and develop high frequency quantitative models to trade on domestic and international financial markets. Ideally this person will be tech savvy and able to code / implement and develop trading software based on hft algorithms.

Develop new and improve current high frequency systematic trading models / algorithms primarily for the Equity Index desk
Providing risk management and quantitative modeling advice
Transform US strategies into profitable international versions and implement the algorithms
Work on unique quantitative market over-reaction and under-reaction models

Requirements:
  • Based in Chicago, Illinois or willing to relocate to Chicago
  • Three – ten years experience at a high frequency trading firm
  • Masters in a quantitative or technical subject
  • Programming (C++ or Java)
Characteristics:
  • Understanding and interest in statistics and financial markets
  • Outgoing, communicative and willing to work in dynamic yet work-life balanced environment
Keywords: latency, frequency, index, hft, equities

Contact: Brad Kruse @ +1 310 807 5028

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LOS ANGELES | 1.310.807.5025
10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024 | Office Hours: 6.00-21.00 PDT

NEW YORK | 1.212.763.8333
1325 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10173 | Office Hours: 9.00-21.00 EDT

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Westminster Tower, London, SE1 7SP | Office Hours: 8.00-20.00 GMT

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2 Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central | Office Hours: 9.00-21.00 HKT

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