Volant Trading

Quantitative Technologist

US-NY-New York
# of Openings
Quantitative Finance


Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists.  For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.


As a quantitative technologist, you will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Research, build and analyze trading strategies
  • Analyze performance of trading strategies
  • Create and build models for trading, pricing, and risk management
  • Work on a wide range of products across different markets
  • Utilize technology creatively to maximize computational throughput


In order to meet our standards, you will need the following: 

  • Master’s degree or higher in a quantitative field
  • Excellent quantitative modeling, analytical and research skills
  • Ability to find pragmatic solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Interest in financial markets, including derivatives
  • Good programming skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership and academic excellence

 We expect experience in some, though not necessarily all, of the following:

  • [Requirement] C/C++ programming
  • [Requirement] Linux development environment experience
  • Python
  • Microsoft Excel and the Visual Studio suite
  • Processing large data sets


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