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Full-Time

Quantitative Trader

2025

Posted on 7/8/2024

Tower Research Capital

Tower Research Capital

1,001-5,000 employees

High-speed electronic trading technology firm

Quantitative Finance
Venture Capital

Compensation Overview

$150k - $250kAnnually

+ Discretionary Bonuses

Entry

New York, NY, USA

Category
Quantitative Analysis
Algorithm Development
Quantitative Trading
Quantitative Finance
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Market Research
Python
Communications
Data Structures & Algorithms
Linux/Unix
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, or related fields
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Proficient in an object-oriented programming language (C++ and Python preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Past industry experience (a plus)
  • Experience as a Teaching Assistant and/or participation in relevant Olympiads (a plus)
  • Familiarity with machine learning, data analysis, market research, and data modeling (a plus)
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Passion for new technologies and ideas
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Designing, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms
  • Exploring trading ideas by analyzing market data and market microstructure for patterns
  • Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
  • Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis and trading
  • Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators
  • Communicating with internal and external trade support, market centers, and other parties to handle real-time trading issues and improve understanding of specific markets
  • Shaping the future of Tower through regular interviewing and infrequent campus recruiting trips
Tower Research Capital

Tower Research Capital

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Founded in 1998 by Mark Gorton, Tower Research Capital is a trading and technology company that has built some of the fastest, most sophisticated electronic trading platforms in the world.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1998

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

11%

Benefits

5 weeks of paid vacation per year

401(k) with company matching

Free meals and snacks

Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses