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Quantitative Trading Analyst Intern
Posted on 7/12/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Wrigleyville, Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Market Research
Python
Requirements
  • Are pursuing a bachelor's, master's or PhD in mathematics, economics, physics, statistics, computer science or any engineering related field and have an expected graduation date between December 2023 and June 2024
  • Advanced quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to deploy those skills under time-sensitive situations
  • Proficient programming in Python
  • Are self-motivated, enjoy challenges and significant responsibility, and thrive in fast-paced, competitive environments
  • A passion for the financial markets and a deep curiosity to explore new methodologies
  • Strong communication skills to advocate your ideas in a clear and concise manner to the group
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with senior traders, technologists and quantitative researchers by developing and improving trading strategies by working directly on the trading desk
  • Identify and research in the development of cutting-edge market research projects using powerful analytic tools
  • Market research projects vary from macroeconomic data curation and analysis to application of machine learning techniques to market tick data for automated trading
  • Be given immediate responsibility through assignments like position tracking, calculating risk, and analyzing vital theoretical values
DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
Benefits
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.