Junior Strategist

Tower Research Capital, a leader in the thriving field of high-frequency trading seeks a Junior Strategist to join our India offices. Working at Tower means collaborating with bright minds from around the world to create cutting edge-technology and tackle challenging technical problems. We’re engineers and pioneers who use scientific principles to identify market opportunities and who think Mondays look better in jeans and a t-shirt than in a suit and tie. 

Responsibilities:

Our community of developers has designed and continues to enhance one of the fastest trading platforms in the world using the latest tools and technologies. As a Junior Strategist, you’ll draw upon your computer science, mathematical, and analytical abilities to develop complex and nimble code used to grow our business and increase the efficiency of the global financial markets. Your responsibilities may include any of the following, which will require you to exercise discretion and independent judgment:

  • Developing trading ideas by quantitatively analyzing market data and market microstructure for patterns 
  • Designing and implementing high-frequency trading algorithms
  • Applying our existing trading strategies to new markets
  • Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis 
  • Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators
  • Shaping the future of Tower through regular interviewing and infrequent campus recruiting trips 

Qualifications:

You are talented, driven, and hungry for a challenge. You believe that there’s no limit to what we can accomplish together in a creative, collaborative setting pairing passion with brilliance. If you refuse to settle for a career that offers anything less, we want to meet you! 

Requirements include:

  • Software development experience as demonstrated through course work, research projects, or open source activities, preferably in C++ or Python
  • Brilliant problem‐solving abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast‐paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Linux
  • Experience with machine learning (a plus)

Financial experience is not required but interest in financial markets is a plus.

Benefits:

Tower continues to enhance the in-house trading system and strategies that have positioned the firm as a leader in the thriving field of quantitative trading. While Tower offers challenges and rewards rivaling those of any Wall Street firm, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on the quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Lunch and dinner on a daily basis
  • Cab facility within Gurgaon
  • Health club allowances
  • Access to learning and development programs
  • Engagement with seniors to learn beyond project requirements

 

Tower Research Capital India Pvt. Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.