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Junior Quantitative Trader

Valkyrie Trading
Junior Quantitative Trader
Chicago, US
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Job Description

What You’ll Do:

At Valkyrie, our Quantitative Traders play a pivotal role in driving innovation that elevates our trading strategies, technology, and tools. Collaborating closely with traders, quantitative researchers, data scientists, software and hardware engineers, network specialists, and operational teams, you'll utilize your exceptional data analysis skills to uncover valuable opportunities in today's dynamic markets. Your responsibilities will encompass enhancing key aspects of our trading models and strategies, and devising innovative methods to navigate the complexities of the market landscape. Witness the direct impact of your work as the tools and algorithms you refine or develop are promptly utilized across our exclusive trading desks, amplifying their effectiveness.


What You’ll Need:

  • Degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science or equivalent

  • Passion for the financial markets and technology

  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Working knowledge of machine learning, statistics, and optimization

  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to detail

  • High standards for performance and efficiency

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Drive and maturity to handle considerable responsibility

  • Capability to quickly recover from mistakes

  • Programming experience in python or related language

What You’ll Get:

  • Competitive salaries and performance bonuses

  • Top-tier medical and dental coverage

  • Relocation assistance packages

  • Generous vacation policy

  • Training opportunities and continuing education

  • Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages

  • Group outings and company parties

  • Casual dress environment


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