Quantitative Strategy Developer

Proprietary Trading Firm – Chicago, IL

We are in search of a Quantitative Strategy Developer to work with a small team on data analysis and evaluation of live trading strategies. This person will be expected to utilize their advanced analytical skills to develop real-time insights into existing and emerging trading strategies.
Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with trading team members to enhance existing strategies as well as identify and pursue new strategies
  • Evaluate and analyze live strategy execution to develop real-time insights into existing and evolving trading strategies
  • Utilize software modeling, analytical tools, databases and other decision aids in support of a constantly expanding trading portfolio
  • Regularly perform and present return analysis upon evaluation of said trading portfolio
    Preferred Candidate Qualifications
  • Familiarity with data analytics and machine learning using Python or R
  • Experience with object-oriented programming is preferred
  • Excellent quantitative and logical reasoning skill
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal English. Small group data presentation is required
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a group setting
  • Professional experience in data analysis in the trading, or related, industry is a plus, but not required
    *Candidates who have obtained or will obtain a degree prior to start date in the following programs will also be considered: Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics
    Benefits
  • Highly competitive compensation and bonus structure
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Health benefits, health savings account, dental and vision coverage
  • Flex spending account
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Optional long-term disability and AD&D insurance

Please send resume to sari@acrobatrecruiting.com