Junior Quantitative Trader
Asian Market Hours
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Old Mission

51-200 employees

Global quantitative market-making platform
Company Overview
Old Mission's market making platform enables them to work with the world’s largest brokers, clearing firms, and institutional investors as a trusted partner, assisting them in transferring risk in a wide range of securities, often at prices that are much tighter than the competition. Old Mission values thousands of financial instruments globally, and have traded trillions of dollars of securities using proprietary systems and models, both on and off exchange.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Software Engineering
  • A 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
  • 3+ years of relevant trading experience
  • Experienced with automated trading systems
  • Proven trustworthiness and performance under the highest ethical standards
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems in a high-pressure environment
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, responsible and results driven
  • Maintain integrity at all times
  • A desire to work Asian market hours. Work hours will include US holidays if the international markets are open
  • Monitor systems and manage all trading activity between Sunday - Thursday from 4:00 pm - 3:00 am CST
  • Oversee and manage the trade execution and risk of complex trading portfolios across the firm
  • Implement trading strategies that leverage technology to efficiently execute trades at minimum transactional costs
  • Adjust trading system parameters for liquidity to increase the value of the order book executing trades, canceling, and adding orders to maintain the correct risk profile
  • Communicate changes to microstructure and trading conditions to other team members
  • Monitor risk and PnL, working with positions across all portfolios troubleshooting issues and adjusting model parameters as needed
  • Research potential trading opportunities