Senior Quantitative Researcher - Chicago Ridge, Illinois United States - 42126

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 42126
Title: Senior Quantitative Researcher
Job Location: Chicago Ridge, Illinois - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: $150,000.00 - $160,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 30%
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Competitive salaries and performance bonuses. Benefits will include:

Top-tier medical and dental coverage

Relocation assistance packages

 Generous vacation policy

 Training opportunities and continuing education

 Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages Group outings and company parties

Casual dress environment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Expected to apply their quantitative skill set to solve challenging problems in financial modeling and algorithm development. In this role, you will have an opportunity to work with traders and software developers in a highly collaborative environment to improve the firm's complex, ever-evolving algorithmic infrastructure. Specific responsibilities can range from building tools for traders to exploring new trading ideas, to writing algorithms from scratch to automating and refining existing strategies. You will also teach employees about the market developments, tools, and models that drive

QUALIFICATIONS

2+ years of quantitative trading model and algorithm development

Master’s degree in Computational Finance, Mathematics, or related field

Mastery of options theory and volatility modeling for pricing and risk analysis ? Expertise working with databases in conducting historical research and back-testing

 Ability to write and maintain clean, organized Python code

Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and work on a collaborative team

Entrepreneurial attitude with keen attention to detail

Education:
University - Master's Degree