AVP/VP Trading strategist/developer 120-180K plus bonus

The US Delta One Trading desk is seeking an Associate/AVP for a trading strategist/software engineer role, to be based in New York. As part of this role you will work in an exciting, fast-paced environment, helping traders improve their processing, balance sheet / inventory management, risk, P&L etc. This role is very technical in nature; it requires knowledge of programming languages, statistics and financial modeling. The role entails:

  • Programming in python and leveraging object-based and relational databases
  • Developing equity derivatives pricing and trading models
  • Enhancing existing inventory management models and infrastructure
  • Developing analytical reports for the trading desk (P&L, client profitability etc)
  • Daily interaction with the trading team and working closely with Technology, Quants, Middle Office etc.
  • Leveraging an in-house python-based Quartz platform that is revolutionizing the way we build software

Candidate Requirements

  • 1-5 years of technical/strategy/quant experience within financial industry
  • Having a strong academic background in Finance/Economics/Computer Science/Applied Mathematics/Physics/ Engineering/Statistics helps greatly, though these are not strict requirements
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills – able to present complex material in a simple manner
  • Knowledge of and experience working with derivative products
  • Strong programming and technical skills. Knowledge of at least one programming language required (python, java, c, c++,  scala, perl, slang)
  • Working with relational/column-based databases and writing SQL queries
  • Knowledge of basic financial mathematics