Quantitative Trader

Hong Kong, London, Miami, New York, Singapore

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Job Description

Role Summary:
At Citadel Securities, a leading global market maker, our team of Traders collaborates with the brightest minds in financial markets, technology, engineering and the sciences to tackle challenges in the markets. Semi-Systematic Traders leverage quantitative problem solving, market knowledge, game theory, and world class technology to generate profits through risk taking.  Our Traders work with Quantitative Researchers to optimize and develop innovative trading strategies across an array of asset classes. We’re looking for extraordinary Traders who are committed to our core values that include winning, acting with integrity, continuously learning, and cultivating a meritocracy.
·       Integrate discretionary trading strategies with systematic ones to provide liquidity and make proactive trading decisions
·       Use creative problem solving techniques and strategic decision-making to optimize trade selection and execution
·       Use trading metrics and data analysis methods to improve decision-making and find innovative ways to generate additional profits
·       Experience trading complex financial products (e.g. options, ETFs, futures)
·       Interest in game theory, decision theory and strategy games
·       Ability to make decisions under time constraints in high pressure situations
·       Operational leadership and strong interest in trading and technology
·       Knowledge and proficiency in Python, SQL and R
·       Effective problem-solving skills and strategic decision-making
·       Detail oriented, excellent written and verbal communication skills
·       Self-starter, not afraid to question status quo
·       Bachelor’s Degree from a top university in: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $175,000 to $350,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is the next-generation capital markets firm and a leading global market maker. We provide institutional and retail investors with the liquidity they need to trade a broad array of equity and fixed income products in any market condition. The brightest minds in finance, science and technology use powerful, advanced analytics to solve the market’s most critical challenges, turning big ideas into real-world outcomes.