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Quantitative Researcher - Options Pricing Models

Quantitative Researcher - Options Pricing Models
New York, US
100,000 - 225,000
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Job Description

GTS is seeking a Quantitative Researcher to join its Options Market Making team, the market maker for more than 735,000 individual securities across 13 global exchanges. The Options Market Making team trades approximately 2% of all exchange traded equity options volume in the United States.

GTS is a leading global electronic market maker, powered by combining market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology. As a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, GTS leverages the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today's financial markets. GTS accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and trades over 30,000 different instruments globally, including listed and OTC equities, ETFs, futures, commodities, Fixed Income, foreign exchange, and interest rate products. GTS is a Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $12 trillion of market capitalization. Our workplace of 200 plus employees welcomes people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we take pride in our diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


As a Quantitative Researcher, the candidate will collaborate within the Options team and the organization to develop quantitative trading platforms. The main mandate of the role includes development and maintenance of option pricing models and fair value models with an objective of improving team’s trading PnL.


  • Educational background in Statistics, Applied Math, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields with a strong foundation in statistics.
  • 2+ years of work experience in building option pricing models at a major investment bank or a top option trading team.
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, instruments, and modeling/valuation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in C/C++/Java and Python.
  • A team player with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.

We're proud to employ some of the leading talent in the industry, and we work to ensure our employees enjoy a high quality-of-life.

In accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $100,000 to $225,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

What We Offer:

  • The chance to learn from experienced traders at the top of their field.
  • Mentorship in decision science, game theory and trading strategy development.
  • Perks: Free lunch daily and a fully stocked pantry at our Madison Avenue office.
  • Casual dress code.

Unsolicited resumes 

We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with GTS

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