Junior Quant Trader

Date Posted: 30+ days ago
Salary:
London

Job Description

In the competitive world of electronic trading, we use quantitative techniques and advanced technology to identify profitable trading opportunities around the globe. Old Mission has related trading entities that operate out of the United States (Chicago, New York, London and Singapore). Our organization is made up of individuals seeking to be part of a team that is constantly striving for improvement and never content with the status quo. Management is committed to the development of our team members and making sure they feel challenged and engaged in the company's growth.

The culture at Old Mission is hard-working but relaxed. We all enjoy what we are doing so it doesn't really seem like work. Most Old Mission employees have math or engineering backgrounds. We all enjoy building things, tinkering, making things better and in general working on hard problems. We are always looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

What you'll do -

  • Old Mission Europe, is a quantitative proprietary trading firm and is currently recruiting a Junior trader to join our London office. Our traders work in teams to seek out and profitably trade mispriced securities.
  • The junior trader job responsibilities will include disciplined decision making, risk management, derivative pricing, and researching new opportunities.

What you'll need -

  • An undergraduate or an advanced degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, engineering, or one of the hard sciences.
  • Proficiency with at least one of the following languages: Python, C++, Java, VBA, R, Matlab, or Ruby.
  • The ability to work and solve problems as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment.
  • 2+ years of relevant trading experience.
  • Proven trustworthiness and performance under the highest ethical standards.
  • A strong desire for knowledge and to understand how things work.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.


Old Mission is not accepting unsolicited resumes from any staffing/search firms. All resumes submitted by staffing/search firms to any employee at Old Mission via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid signed search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Old Mission, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Old Mission.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    1abf58ee9eec4e26
  • Location
    London
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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