Quantitative FX Prop Trader

Quantitative FX Prop Trader

NYC $500,000-$900,000
Description:

As a Quantitative FX Trader you will use proprietary trading models to trade profitably on major electronic exchanges. As you make observations of the market and models, you will recognize new trading opportunities and create or help develop the algorithms that you and other traders will use to capitalize on those opportunities to increase firm-wide profitability.

This firm’s traders ramp up to full trading much faster than the industry average and can easily switch later to different financial products instead of being pigeonholed in one area.

 

Duties:

  • Create and develop quantitative algorithmic trading models using math and statistics.

  • Analyze the performance of trading, algorithmic models using math and statistics.

  • Interpret qualitative insights and feedback from Traders in terms of math and statistics to enhance or create new models.

  • Execute and use trading models on major electronic exchanges to trade profitably

 

Requirements:

  • Previous work experience in a quantitative trading firm.

  • Comfortable with analyzing noisy data; competent dealing with ambiguity.

  • Able to come up with quantitative and high frequency trading ideas and design overall strategies at a high level

  • Excellent researching skills until a powerful working solution is found or created

  • Extremely analytical and probabilistic mindset

  • Able to manage numerous trading development priorities with ease.

  • Willing to learn the intricacies of a world-class quantitative trading floor environment and know how to contribute in a meaningful manner.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; entrepreneurial minded

 

 

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