Trading Analyst

New York, NY 10005

Posted: 03/13/2019 Category: Python, Quant, Trader Job Number: 11531

Trading Analysts are responsible for managing trading systems in real time and applying risk management in proprietary trading strategies.   This role also includes monitoring and maintaining our robust trading system, optimizing the firm’ s trading, as well as handling risk and trade reconciliations.? Working in close collaboration with fellow algo developers and core developers, you will research, develop, test, and deploy novel order execution and model training methods to increase trading efficiency.


The Skills:
  • Ability to work creatively and independently on long-term technical problems
  • Detail oriented and reliable
  • Familiarity with python or a scripting language
  • Interest or knowledge in the financial markets
  • Strong communication


The Profile:
  • You possess a bachelor' s degree in Math, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computational Finance (or equivalent)
  • You are capable of working independently as well as part of a team
  • You are interested in financial markets
  • You learn quickly and apply new skills effectively
  • You prioritize and you are proactive
  • You enjoy watching the markets in real-time
  • You have 1-3 years of experience in a related field


Job Duties:
  • Oversee robust, algorithmic-based trading systems in real time, applying risk management principles in the design and implementation of new and proprietary quantitative trading strategies, as well as the optimization of existing strategies.
  • Conduct statistical analysis, deriving practical insights to optimize risk allocations.
  • Build statistical models to improve trading execution, including through the research, development and quantitative testing of novel order execution models.
  • Develop tools to facilitate trading operations, and apply computational methods to optimize existing trading strategies.
  • Increase efficiency and enhance the firm’ s trading activities by reviewing and analyzing statistical information and handling our risk and trade reconciliations.      


Please note:  This role requires some coverage of live trading


Our Client brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world' s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

We are mathematicians, computer scientists, statisticians, physicists and engineers. We research and develop automated trading algorithms using advanced mathematical techniques. We have a fun and casual office atmosphere, but everyone works diligently to get the job done. We boast a flat management structure as all our people are motivated by the excitement of being at the forefront of the automated trading world. No politics or red tape impede the generation or implementation of ideas.

Python, Statistics, real time systems, financial markets knowledge

Evan Pollock

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