The trading strategist will work as part of the ATS front-office team on the trading floor in New York with primary focus on the UST and other interest rate products. The environment is fast-paced and challenging. The individual must be responsible, independent and able to work in smooth coordination with the larger team to drive the desk’s profitability.
The individual needs to work closely with the desk to drive revenue and expand the business. Apart from that, he/she is also expected to cover a wide range of responsibilities. These include designing trading and execution strategies; researching micro-patterns and trends; building, maintaining and upgrading applications & tools; supporting day-to-day operation. Some on call time will be expected.
- A Bachelors Degree in a quantitative discipline. M.S. or Ph.D. in a numerate subject is a plus.
- Good programming and OO design skills, most likely obtained using Java. Python would be used for research.
- Experience in machine learning and optimization, including standard techniques. Excellent practical data analytics skills on real data sets, including familiarity with methods for working with large data and tools for data analysis (pandas, numpy, scikit, xgboost).
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