Location: United States (Chicago) Type: Permanent
High Frequency Trading - Team Lead / Senior Traders
My client is a boutique high frequency proprietary trading house operating globally.
Founded ~10 years ago and grown organically since, they’re now looking to bring in portfolio managers, traders, researchers and developers to build out their trading team.
They focus on high frequency trading, from milliseconds up to hours across cash equities, futures and options.
They have a highly competitive platform set up for high frequency equity and futures.
They’re collocated at the exchanges they trade and have microwave lines and FPGA hardware.
My client is looking to take on new senior traders and team leads across the cash equity and futures space.
They’re open to standalone traders, new teams and traders looking for work within an existing team.
Strategies must have a high Sharpe ratio: 5+
Successful candidates will have a track record in HFT trading or intraday trading, with holding up to several hours. Strategies can carry overnight risk.
Strong quantitative background, minimum masters within a highly quantitative field
Strong coding ability in a scripting language – Python or C++ preferred
Track record of 4 years +
For further information on this position or similar opportunities please email your CV to: email@example.com
Reference: AMC/GCU/TRAD. To apply for this vacancy: email Guy Coulton