Quantitative Researcher: Early Career
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Aquatic Capital Management

51-200 employees

R&D platform
Company Overview
Aquatic Capital Management, founded by industry veteran Jonathan Graham, is a high-performance investment firm that combines systematic strategies with disciplined risk management. The company fosters a culture of collaboration and meritocracy, where every voice counts, and is driven by a team of top-tier researchers and engineers. With a founder who has over 13 years of experience at Citadel, including leading the successful Global Quantitative Strategies business, Aquatic demonstrates strong industry leadership and technical prowess.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2015

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

56%

2 year growth

52%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
CategoriesNew
Quantitative Finance
Requirements
  • Undergrad in mathematics, statistics, machine learning, physics, computer science, or other scientific discipline
  • Exceptional mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Programming proficiency in Python or C++
  • Experience in solving data-intensive problems a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to complete statistical or applied mathematical research a plus
  • Successful participation in mathematical competitions a plus e.g., IMO, Putnam
  • Prior experience in a quantitative role within a trading environment a plus
Responsibilities
  • Location: Chicago
  • At Aquatic, we are actively recruiting for Quantitative Researchers. In this role, you will work with a team to develop a variety of signals, models, and strategies for trading financial markets. As part of the role, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of various components of our research system, and you will evaluate their effectiveness by using rigorous statistical methods. As part of a small team with exposure to multiple areas of research, you will have the opportunity to rapidly grow your knowledge of quantitative finance
  • Candidate requirements:
Desired Qualifications
  • Intellectually curious, creative, and rigorous
  • Willingness to challenge assumptions and revise opinions in the face of compelling evidence
  • Self-motivated and highly productive, with a strong sense of urgency and accountability
  • Willing to take ownership of one's work, working both independently and within a small team
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple threads of work
  • Able to work across disciplines
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Comfortable providing and receiving actionable feedback in a collaborative team setting