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Junior Quantitative Trader
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Junior Quantitative Trader

Overview

 

GTS is currently growing and looking for Junior Quantitative Traders to join our organization.  In this role the successful candidate will work on projects across Options, Equities, ETFs designing, developing and managing profitable systematic trading strategies.  The candidate is expected to perform its own trading strategy design and research. As such, the role requires high level development in C++ and Python. We expect the candidate to collaborate with the team’s technology and trading experts for production implementation.

 

The strategist will have the opportunity to deploy its trading strategy with limited infrastructure build time by leveraging an existing successful technology and research platform.

 

GTS is a collection of financial services companies spanning a wide array of asset classes and investment approaches, all powered by the combination of market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology.  With roots as a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, the GTS family of companies are able to leverage the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today’s financial markets. GTS’s electronic market maker GTS Securities accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and is a leading Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $13 trillion of market capitalization. For more information on GTS, please visit www.gtsx.com.

Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will be a high achiever with a strong quantitative trading background. They should be very comfortable working in Python and/or C++/Java. They will have a lot of initiative, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and thrive in a competitive environment.
  • Minimum 1-year track record in production

Qualifications

  • Education: B.S., M.S. or PhD in engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics, computer science
  • 2+ years of experience working on a prop trading, quantitative trading or electronic trading desk (investment bank, hedge fund, etc.).
  • Significant experience with alpha generation and portfolio management.
  • Strong programming skills - C++/Java and Python preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Linux and code repository management preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to express complex concepts in simple terms.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

 

We're proud to employ some of the leading talent in the industry, and we work to ensure our employees enjoy a high quality-of-life.

 

In accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $125,000 to $225,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

What We Offer:

  •  A selection of healthcare plans for you and your family, some 100% employer paid; with coverage starting on day one
  •  In-office perks – Free lunch daily and access to a fully stocked pantry (when working in the office).
  •  Casual dress code (when working in the office).

 

Unsolicited resumes:

 We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with GTS

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