Junior Quantitative Trader - London, England


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Junior Quantitative Trader - London, England





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IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

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Junior Quantitative Trader
Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with four offices in Chicago, London, New York City, and Ottawa is seeking a Junior Quantitative Trader.  This Junior Quantitative Trader role is primarily focused on researching, developing and operating market strategies.  The Junior Quantitative Trader position requires attention to detail, teamwork and a passion for improvement.  Currently, we are looking for a Junior Quantitative Trader who has a minimum of 2 years of experience working with large data sets in a quantitative environment.
-Continued development, optimization and improvement of existing strategies.
-Conducting research and quantitative analysis of European markets and market data.
-New strategy idea generation, development and integration.
-Active operation of strategies in response to market news and movements.
-Degree from an accredited university preferably in a science such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Material Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or related technical field while displaying a strong academic performance.
-Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a quantitative environment.
-Excellent programming skills in some rapid prototyping environment (e.g. MATLAB, R or Python).
-Good programming skills in C++.  Any other language is a plus.
-Strong mathematical aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills.
-Proven success working with large data sets and developing statistical models.
-Excellent knowledge of linear and non-linear regression analysis and neural networks.
-Knowledge of common machine learning frameworks.
-Self-motivated and self-directed in personal growth and learning.
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Chicago, IL, United States

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