SENIOR QUANTITATIVE TRADER

| Chicago

Description

How You Can Make an Impact

Our Senior Quantitative Traders work in a concerted effort with other team members and have first line responsibility to help meet team goals while remaining within the company’s defined risk and capital allocation limits. The ideal candidate has prior senior-level systematic trading experience with a high-frequency futures market making team and can increase team profitability to our existing product lines. 

  • Proven ability to research and identify profitable trading opportunities  
  • Design, maintain, enhance and test trading strategies and business opportunities
  • Utilize quantitative and statistical methods to complete data-driven projects
  • Analyze trading performance and new market opportunities with fundamental statistical theories
  • Conduct research to improve risk management, revenue capture, and market coverage
  • Use a systemic and data-driven approach to automate trading strategies
  • Contribute to libraries of analytic tools for market data analytics and trade strategy optimization
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the technology team to understand, maintain, and improve our electronic trading systems
  • Ensure that core risk and compliance standards are met

What You'll Need 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM or related field; MS degree preferred
  • 5+ years of profitable systematic futures trading experience required
  • Demonstrated experience with Python, R, and Q (kdb) 
  • Proven experience monetizing statistical patterns across global futures markets in a market-making capacity 
  • Demonstrated experience with analyzing trading performance and financial time series data 
  • Working knowledge of game theory, forecasting, and machine learning techniques 
  • A calculated risk taker with demonstrated experience monetizing opportunities in financial markets 
  • Proven self-starter with a proactive nature that can manage multiple priorities and has a history of performing well under pressure 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proven ability to work well in a collaborative, team-oriented environment 

Who We Are 
 

Geneva Trading LLC is a global principal trading firm founded in 1999 with offices in Chicago, Dublin, and Singapore. Our dedication to the improvement and optimization of our best-in-class proprietary technology allows our firm to compete on all levels in the global trading industry. We pride ourselves on a collaborative culture of integrity, trust, passion, and dedication to personal excellence. Our flat organizational structure and casual environment attracts individuals with the drive to innovate and has led to our consistent success. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • LinuxLanguages
    • kdbLanguages
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • kdbDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We're centrally located in Chicago's Financial District & walking distance from the exchanges. We call Dublin, Ireland our second home.

What are Geneva Trading Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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