Salary/Package: $150,000 – $200,000 base salary
High PnL % Pay-out
Executive Package (health, dental, pension etc.)
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Job Type: Permanent

Our client is one of the World’s most recognisable high speed computerized trading hedge funds.  Established in the 1990´s and employing approximately 500 staff, this firm is recognised as an innovator and a leader in the field of high frequency trading, and trade multiple asset classes on over 100 venues worldwide from New York, London and Singapore offices. They operate a trading team approach with core interests in high performance, high frequency trading and technology, within small but dynamic teams of experts.

  • 3+ years of experience as an HFT Equities quant trader (FX also acceptable).
  • Any/all US Equities exchanges are most relevant (or major FX venues).
  • Aggressive or passive prop strategy experience with intraday holding times.
  • C++, R, Python in Linux.
  • Role is collaborative, wherein the person will contribute via (i) optimization of existing strategies and (ii) ideas for new strategies.
  • Create, design and develop superior quantitative trading models using advanced mathematics and statistics.
  • Analyze the performance of algorithmic trading models.
  • Interpret qualitative insights and feedback to enhance or create new models.
  • Use your algorithmic trading models on major electronic exchanges to trade profitably