Full-Time

Junior Quantitative Researcher

Phd

Posted on 11/30/2023

Old Mission

Old Mission

201-500 employees

Global market maker in securities and derivatives

Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Junior

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Python
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline
  • Proficient in derivatives and volatility modeling
  • Essential programming skills in Python
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Team-oriented problem solver
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Proven track record of trustworthiness and performance
Responsibilities
  • Conceptualize and implement cutting-edge derivative pricing models
  • Evaluate existing options pricing models
  • Develop options specific research infrastructure in Python
  • Analyze market data and microstructure
  • Actively participate in idea generation process
  • Collaborate closely with traders

Old Mission is a global market maker that utilizes advanced technology and proprietary systems to dynamically value individual securities and derivatives at the speed of modern markets, enabling them to price thousands of financial instruments globally and trade trillions of dollars of securities both on and off exchange. They have developed a market-making platform that allows them to work with the world’s largest exchanges, brokers, and institutional investors as a trusted partner, assisting them in transferring risk in a wide range of securities.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2008

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

34%

Benefits

Competitive Salary

Discretionary bonus

Top tier Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance paid for by the firm

401(k) with employer match

Full stocked kitchen, free breakfast and lunch everyday on-site

Tuition reimbursement

Flexible Spending Plan

Commuter Benefit Program

INACTIVE