Quant Trader

Salary Base 150000-250000
Employment type Permanent

Job description


Our Quantitative Systematic Traders connect ideas between trading, quantitative research, and technology to improve how trading decisions are made. As a true hybrid of our core disciplines, you will investigate ideas by immersing yourself in market data, leveraging mathematics, statistics, and programming. Through your research, you will discover new patterns that transform into trading signals, back test your results and carefully analyze its performance. As your trading strategy evolves, you will discuss with other quant researchers, strategists, and traders to collect feedback and brainstorm new ideas.

What we're looking for
  • Advanced Degree in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research or related discipline.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical problem-solving and logical reasoning skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both in the ability to understand others and to make yourself clearly understood.
  • Experience writing code to process and analyze large sets of data, especially in Python.
  • Experience in C++ or other low level programming languages is a plus.
  • Demonstrated interest in strategic games and/or competitive activities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous finance industry experience is not required, but a passion for financial problem sets with real time impact is crucial.

What you can expect from us:

Real Impact: Solve complex technical challenges, working alongside other quantitative systematic traders, and a highly collaborative and agile environment. Increased competence of technical skills from a blend of research, development, and trading related problems. Directly seeing how your research contributions influence trading decisions making a firm-wide impact that makes us all smarter, faster, and better every day.


Balanced, Collaborative Working Culture: Our non-hierarchical culture allows employees of every level to thrive together regardless of title or tenure at SIG. With industry-leading work/life balance and a casual office environment, we’re focused on continuous development of our people in a way that works for them professionally and personally.