Senior Quantitative Trader
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Valkyrie Trading

51-200 employees

Quantitative trading firm
Company Overview
Valkyrie's mission is to build tomorrow's markets. They generate tech-focused solutions to real-time problems, observing the market and integrating technology to improve their bottom line.
Fintech

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2011

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-11%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

47%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Communications
CategoriesNew
Quantitative Analysis
Quantitative Trading
Quantitative Finance
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • Degree in STEM or a strong foundation in computers and programming
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Working experience with CME tick-level futures market data
  • Working knowledge of machine learning and statistics (regression, trees, etc.)
  • Strong intuition with data sets, understanding of market dynamic and microstructure
  • Ability to detect empirical relationships, identify, and design new predictive signals
  • Proven success working with large data sets and developing statistical models
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of computer architecture and networks
  • Programming experience in C++, C#, python, or related language
  • Passion and intellectual curiosity for the financial markets
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The drive and maturity to handle considerable responsibility
  • Capability to quickly recover from mistakes
Responsibilities
  • Monitor, optimize, and enhance the overall performance of trading strategies and systems
  • Develop new trading strategies and create novel and enhance existing valuation models and sources of alpha
  • Perform post trade forensics on specific events of interest as well as analysis of overall trading performance