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We’re seeking a highly driven, production-oriented quantitative research developer who has strong technical skills, first-hand experience with tick data, and interest in the intersection of market microstructure and alpha generation. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and support simulation frameworks for backtesting execution approaches.
  • Work with other quantitative researchers to develop new trading ideas.



  • Proficiency and experience in C++ and Python.
  • Experience researching, building and maintaining trading systems utilizing market data.
  • Strong understanding of data path from tick to trade.
  • Experience analyzing time series data.
  • Experience with large data sets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and desire for excellence.
  • Desire to think critically and creatively.


The base pay for this position is anticipated to be between $150,000 and $300,000 per year. The anticipated annual base pay range is current as of the time this job post was generated. This position is eligible for other forms of compensation and benefits, such as a bonus, health and dental plans and 401(k) contributions, which includes a discretionary profit sharing program. An employee's bonus and related compensation benefits can be a significant portion of total compensation. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be carefully determined based on a number of factors, including their skills, qualifications and experience.

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