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Quantitative Trader, ETF Team - Fixed Income

Quantitative Trader, ETF Team - Fixed Income
New York, US
150,000 - 250,000
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Job Description


The ETF trading group at GTS is seeking applications to join our Quantitative Trader program covering the ETF Fixed Income Team. The ultimate goal of the program is to turn you into a trader capable of designing, building and managing profitable trading strategies as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidates will work on projects across the quantitative trading space. They will work closely with senior traders on strategies. They will gain insight into how the trading desk operates and how our traders evaluate trading opportunities. They will see their work directly impact the group’s activities and drive revenue.

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.


The ideal candidate will be a high achiever with a strong quantitative background. They should be very comfortable working in kdb/q or Python. They will have a lot of initiative, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and thrive in a competitive environment. They should have an interest in building their understanding of trading, but a background in finance is not strictly necessary. If you have the quantitative skills, we can teach you the rest.


  • B.S./M.S. from a leading university in a quantitative discipline such as math, physics, statistics, computer science, engineering, or economics with a GPA over 3.6/4.0.
  • Both graduates and candidates with experience may apply.
  • Deep understanding and ability in mathematics and statistics.
  • Strong programming skills in kdb/q or Python.

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 $150,000 to $250,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

What We Offer:

  • A selection of healthcare plans for you and your family, some 100% employer paid; with coverage starting on day one

  • In-office perks – Free lunch daily and access to a fully stocked pantry (when working in the office).

  • Casual dress code (when working in the office).

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