Saturday, March 10, 2012


Major Electronic Trading Firm
Seeks Quant/Trader with C++ Development experience

Ability to: 
  • Take constructive criticism
  • Develop new ideas and conduct independent research using financial data
  • Convey complicated mathematical and financial concepts in a straightforward manner
  • Work as part of a trading/research team and towards team goals, both independently and collaboratively with fellow traders
  • Clearly and effectively communicate one's own ideas while possessing excellent listening skills and openness to discussion and debate

Also, note that we are paying particular attention to people with market-making or statistical arbitrage experience.  Please have them go into detail about this experience on the resume or write a description.

  • Strong programming skills (C/C++ must, one of the following languages; Excel/VBA, Python, Matlab, R, Perl, Java)
  • Experience in front office quant/systematic trading and modeling (equity, futures and commodities preferred, fixed income, options, credit,  currency) 
  • Experience in machine learning, signal processing, combinatorics, geometry and non-linear math.
  • Experience in market making and short term pure quantitative stat arb

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