Full-Time

Quantitative Researcher: Early Career & Phd

Aquatic Capital Management

Aquatic Capital Management

51-200 employees

R&D platform

Data & Analytics
Financial Services

Entry

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Python
Requirements
  • Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD 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
  • Design and implementation of various components of the research system
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of components using rigorous statistical methods
  • Rapidly grow knowledge of quantitative finance
  • 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
  • Take ownership of one’s work, working both independently and within a small team
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Manage and prioritize multiple threads of work
  • Work across disciplines
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Comfortable providing and receiving actionable feedback in a collaborative team setting

Aquatic Capital Management

Aquatic Capital Management

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Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

23%

1 year growth

78%

2 year growth

74%

Benefits

Vacation

Mentoring and development programs

Weekly happy hours

Daily catered meals