Volant is a leading global proprietary trading firm specializing in automated electronic options market-making. We provide liquidity for more than two dozen financial markets by partnering trading talent and experience with state-of-the-art technology. We recruit the best and brightest, recognizing that our most valuable asset is our team. As a small firm, we pride ourselves on our agility and flat structure, enabling our team to work collaboratively and pivot quickly.
From a trading perspective, our goal is to be the top liquidity provider on every exchange we trade. To accomplish this goal, we focus on implementing predictive pricing models, fine-grained risk management tools, and competitive execution platforms. Our team of traders drive innovation in all areas of the firm, constantly striving to improve, automate, and simplify. We're looking for smart problem-solvers who are excited to attack the challenges we face on a daily basis and are ready to think outside the box to come up with creative and elegant solutions.
As a quantitative researcher, you will have the opportunity to do the following:
In order to meet our standards, you will need the following:
We expect experience in some, though not necessarily all, of the following: