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Quantitative Researcher
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 2+ years of professional experience in data science, algorithm development, or statistical research
  • Degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science or equivalent
  • Ability to write and maintain a repository of clean, organized, object-oriented Python code
  • Willingness and ability to take full ownership (design, implement, backtest, maintain, iterate) of open-ended research and algorithm design projects
  • Expertise working with MySQL or similar databases in conducting historical research and back-testing
  • Capability to clearly communicate complex ideas and work on a collaborative team across departments (with traders, software developers)
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to detail and a deep interest in the financial industry
  • Vision to solve today's problems while building future solutions
  • At Valkyrie, Quantitative Researchers are expected to apply their quantitative skill set to solve challenging problems in financial modeling and algorithm development
  • In this role, you will have an opportunity to work with traders and software developers in a highly collaborative environment to improve Valkyrie's complex, ever-evolving algorithmic infrastructure
  • Specific responsibilities can range from building tools for traders to exploring new trading ideas, to writing algorithms from scratch to automating and refining existing strategies
  • You will also inform traders about the market developments, tools and models that drive Valkyrie's trading activities
Valkyrie Trading

11-50 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.
  • Health insurance with the choice of plans including PPO, HMO, and HSA options
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Lunch is provided every day
  • Gym membership discount
Company Core Values
  • We're nimble
  • We're transparent
  • We're assertive
  • We believe people work best when they are free to pursue their ideas