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Quantitative Analyst

  • Job Number 527558
  • Type Permanent
  • Location New York, NY
  • Pay DOE
  • Referral Bonus $250

Quantitative Analyst

Job Description:

Industry leading quantitative trading firm with a robust history and track record seeks to higher talented Quantitative Research Analysts for several their trading desks/teams. Our client, with some of the industry’s most cutting-edge technology and trading platforms, can deploy quantitative trading/investment strategies across a broad range of asset classes in global markets around the clock.

Quantitative Research Analysts will utilize the firm’s in-house trading system—one of the fastest and most comprehensive in the world—to develop and place algorithmic trading strategies based on patterns in market behavior.

They offer a competitive salary and bonus potential, five weeks vacation and free breakfast and lunch.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Designing, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms
  • Exploring trading ideas by analyzing market data and market micro-structure for patterns
  • Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
  • Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis and trading
  • Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators


  • BS from a strong academic university or college
  • 1-3 years of research experience in high-frequency trading
  • A strong background in mathematics and statistics
  • Proficiency in back-testing, simulation, and statistical techniques (auto-regression, auto-correlation, and Principal Component Analysis)
  • Solid data-mining and analysis skills, including experience dealing with a large amount of data/tick data
  • Familiarity with signal generation and statistical models
  • Strong programming skills in C++, MATLAB, and R