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Quantitative Researcher
Equity Options
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Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience within quantitative research in the equity options or cash equities space
  • Deep quantitative research and modelling skills with a proven track record in leading successful research projects that added significant value to the businesses you support
  • Passion for solving mathematical problems and the skills to make it happen
  • Effective communicator and collaborator across various teams with a willingness to learn new techniques
  • Enjoy mentoring others, sharing your knowledge and helping them to improve
  • BS, MS or PhD in STEM or a related field
Responsibilities
  • Utilize large data sets to optimize parameterization for trading, either in system execution success or pricing volatility surface and term structure
  • Employ data and market observations to generate hypothesis and draw conclusions that can lead to profitable strategies or improvements to existing strategies
  • Increase precision in our trading by advancing the sophistication of our trading systems
Optiver US

201-500 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services
Company Overview
Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.
Benefits
  • Transparent bonus structure
  • Top tier benefits
  • Generous vacation time
  • Health and wellness programs
Company Core Values
  • Senior staff’s commitment to mentorship and guidance as you progress in your career
  • Ethos of internal collaboration and external competition—when the firm does well, we all do well
  • Organization-wide commitment to excellence and non-stop improvement
  • Facilitation of global transfer opportunities between offices