• $100000 - $150000 per annum
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings QRF
  • 04 Sep 17

Quantitative Trader - Options

  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary: $100000 - $150000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

Quantitative trader - High frequency trading

Systematic Options Trader

An industry leading high frequency trading firm is looking to add a trader to its automated options desk here in Chicago. The team consists of quant developers and quant traders with strong experience in systematic options trading. The ideal candidate will have a very strong background in financial mathematics and initiatives in generating trading ideas. 

Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D and/or Masters in Math, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related field
  • At least 1 year of quantitative analysis and modeling experience 
  • Experience or strong understanding of options theory 
  • Experience in the Financial or trading industry 
  • Experience in Python required, C++ preferred 
  • Professional experience trading volatility arbitrage strategies