Job title: Quantitative Researcher – Delta 1 Trading Team
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Chicago, United States
Job published: 2021-11-08
Job ID: 42410

Job Description

Our client is searching for an experienced Quantitative Researcher to join them in Chicago. The successful candidate will join the Alpha research team within a prop trading company.



  • The role will involve joining the delta 1 trading team. This team specialises in low latency market making and alpha collection. 
  • This role will involve working on the research team with a focus on alpha signal research. This will involve analysing petabytes of high dimensional time-series data for periodicities in the market structure. Backtest signals and developing strategy prototypes. The role will involve collaborating with colleagues.



The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Applied Maths, Statistics, Computer Science, Astrophysics, or Particle Physics with expertise in the following areas:

  • Data mining
  • Statistics and High Dimensional Time Series
  • Bayesian Methods
  • Linear Algebra
  • Support Vector Classification & Kernel Trick
  • Scientific Computing with GPU’s
  • XGBoost
  • Python, C++


If you would like to be considered for the position of Quantitative Researcher or wish to discuss the role further then please leave your details below. Your resume will be held in confidence until you connect with a member of our team


Email: or call London (0207 604 4444,) New York (212 400 4845) or Chicago (312 204 7216) to speak to a member of our team. Thank you

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