Volant Trading

  • Quantitative Trader

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    ID
    2018-1147
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Trading
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

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

    • Build trading strategies.
    • Research trading signals.
    • Analyze performance of strategies.  
    • Test and implement models for option pricing and trading.
    • Work on a wide range of products across different markets.

    Qualifications

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

    • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a quantitative field.
    • At least 2 years of experience researching and running option volatility trading strategies.
    • Excellent quantitative modeling, and analytical skills.
    • Strong knowledge of options theory and options modeling experience.
    • Ability to find pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

    • Python and C++ programming.
    • Linux including shell scripts.
    • Processing large data sets.

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