• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings QRF
  • 13 Feb 18

Algorithmic Trading Strategist | NYC

  • Location: New York, NY, USA
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

I'm working with a systematic hedge fund in NYC that is looking to bring on algorithmic traders who have a successful track record in running automated trading strategies. The ideal candidate will be someone who has historically been successful trading medium and high-frequency systematic

trading strategies in the equities, futures and FX space.  

Responsibilities:
  • Systematic Discovery of alpha signals 
  • Research and Development of sophisticated strategies at a medium to high frequency
  • Back-testing of strategies and microstructure research within equities, futures and FX markets
  • Incorporating machine learning techniques into systematic strategy research and development
  • Collaboration with other team members and other groups in order to drive productivity
The ideal candidate should possess:
  • 4-8 years of experience in medium to high-frequency systematic trading
  • Strong research capabilities proven by a track record of success
  • Exceptional programming skills (Python, R, C++, etc.)
  • Ph.D. in a computational field
  • Experience in applying ML techniques 
  • Ability to work with and manage a team