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.


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).


  • 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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    Chicago, Illinois
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