Experienced Engineer for a Global Quantitative Trading Company in Chicago

Opportunity to develop and implement quantitative trading strategies in a collaborative, start-up environment using technology to make an impact on the financial markets.

Position:

They're looking for proficient programmers who want to solve highly complex problems while adding value to their core research group. You'd play a key role in developing the research tools and frameworks, while helping conduct research and build new trading models; using enormous data sets and predictive algorithms(utilizing machine learning techniques).

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have a BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Physics from a top-tier university
  • Extensive (5+ years) development in either C, C++, Java or Python using either predictive algorithms or high performance computing techniques
  • Competition experience in any of the following: ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, TopCoder or NSF Fellowship 
  • No financial experience is needed, they're more interested in seeing talented technologists who highly technical and great team players

Compensation & benefits:

In terms of compensation and benefits they offer guaranteed first year compensation and this will include, base salary, performance bonus and sign on bonus between $350-450k depending on your experience. The benefits are top of the line with premier medical insurance for you and your family, a great work life balance, and a 401k matching plan 

Please send a resume to Greg@hermansearch.com or if you have any questions feel free to ask, I'd be more than happy to give any information that could help.

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  • Industry
    Technology
  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
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