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Data Scientist / Quantitative Analyst

Wolverine Trading
Data Scientist / Quantitative Analyst
Chicago, US
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Job Description

We are looking for new or recent graduate looking to help solve complex problems within our marker making trading systems. As a new member of our Quantitative Analyst team, you will work with experienced analysts, traders, and engineers to understand/develop/improve our market making system. Wolverine seeks intelligent and creative individuals who will apply their mathematical and programming skills to complex big data and time series problems. You will spend your days researching trades and market making behavior and building datasets and analysis around your research. You will gain experience with options pricing and equities trading strategies while learning how we approach significance testing, parameter tuning, outlier analysis, and algorithmic optimizations. Our team oversees thousands of data sources and the algorithms that convert these data into actionable insights for our trading strategies. Our small team of professionals will provide you with an environment that encourages you to flex your creative thinking abilities through informal discussion, allow you to obtain quick feedback, and give you the opportunity to take on increasing responsibilities. Additionally, Wolverine hosts several social activities throughout the year to ensure an optimal work-life balance. Why Wolverine? It's not about the clothes... it's about the person in them. At Wolverine, we've created a strong, collaborative environment with exceptional growth opportunities. Whether your interest is trading, technology, or operations, motivated and innovative individuals can find many pathways to success. Wolverine Culture: Our flat organizational structure promotes teamwork across the Firm and offers easy access to senior staff (don't worry, they won't be wearing a suit either). While we work exceptionally well as a team in the office, our bonds are further strengthened through company events, activities and giving back. Volleyball, soccer, hockey, 5K runs, picnic, parties, and trivia nights provide friendly competition and build better relationships. By getting out of our usual environment and doing out-of-the-ordinary things together, we foster creativity and broaden our imaginations to accomplish new challenges. Wolverine Benefits: · Highly competitive salary bonus · Generous paid time off and flexible scheduling · 100% coverage of medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits for single coverage · Generous Paid Parental Leave · Retirement Plans: 401K and Roth 401K · Profit sharing plan · Long- and short- term disability Perks of being at Wolverine: · Casual dress · Free breakfast and lunch from our in-house kitchen with rotating menus (including snacks!) · On-site gym with a subsidized membership · Frequent company outings · Opportunity to give back to organizations that help individuals in need, improve public health and provide others with educational opportunities and resources. Professional Development · In-house education team – educational classes and resources are offered by our education team for continuous learning opportunities · Mentorship Program What to expect for our interview process: · Resume Review · Assessment · Phone Screen · Team Interview Series · Decision About Wolverine Founded in 1994, the Wolverine companies comprise a number of diversified financial institutions specializing in proprietary trading, asset management, order execution services, and technology solutions. We are recognized as a market leader in derivatives valuation, trading, and value-added order execution across global equity, options, and futures markets. With a focus on innovation, achievement, and integrity, we take pride in serving the interests of both our clients and colleagues. The Wolverine companies are headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York and San Francisco and a proprietary trading affiliate office located in London.

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