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Tier 1 Fund Recruiting Experrienced Options Strategy Quant Researcher/ USA

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Houston, United States
Salary/Rate
$ High
Career Levels
Position Type
Permanent
Employment Type
Full Time
Start Date
ASAP
Posted
19 May 2017
Post Expires
14 Jul 2017
 
Leading fund is looking to hire an experienced quantitative researcher with options strategy experience to join their Houston team .


Role:-

This role will be focused on creating and enhancing fully-automated market microstructure models and trading algorithms in a challenging, informal, and intellectually-stimulating environment.

You will focus on creating and enhancing fully-automated market microstructure models and trading algorithms in a challenging, informal, and intellectually-stimulating environment.

In addition to this, you will be:
    • Extracting new options trading signals from existing high frequency data
    • Developing, implementing and back testing new trading algorithms
    • Improving and optimizing existing option models
    • Advancing the team’s technical knowledge base and helping idea generation



Requirements:-


Ph.D. in a technical field like math, physics, engineering or a similar field
Advanced knowledge in at least one of the following: Probability Theory and Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis, Stochastic Calculus, PDEs.
Knowledge of basic options pricing models
Practical understanding of option risk metrics, Greeks and volatility measures
C++ experience
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability and desire to work both independently and as a part of a team

Industry experience in derivatives pricing and trading will be a plus.
Significant experience in C++ programming, good knowledge of scripting (Python, Perl, etc.)

Apply:-

Please find attached a PDF resume to Sara Hunter at quants@ekafinance.com
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