ABOUT VIRTU

Virtu is a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to our clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. Our market structure expertise, broad diversification, and execution technology enables us to provide competitive bids and offers in over 19,000 securities, at over 235 venues, in 36 countries worldwide

The firm’s complementary core offerings—market making, client execution services, and trading venues—give Virtu a competitive advantage in developing and applying innovative tools that deliver efficiencies and performance across the organization.

THE ROLE

As a Quantitative Developer at Virtu, you will be working on interdisciplinary teams alongside traders and quantitative strategists. The environment is collegiate and collaborative, encouraging exposure to many teams across the globe.

  • Manage and support Virtu's research infrastructure
  • Create tools to automate research tasks, improve visualization of complex data sets, analyze performance and model risk
  • Apply your observation skills and modern statistical methods to analyze existing strategies for potential improvement 

THE CANDIDATE

  • Degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or other science or quantitative field
  • Excellent academic background with strong GPA
  • Strong C++ and Python skills
  • Statistics (undergraduate level) a plus
  • Java a plus 
  • Exceptional quantitative, mathematical, and problem-solving skills
  • Great communication skills and the ability to collaborate with peers
  • Ability to solve technical and or quantitative problems under pressure
  • Ability to express ideas mathematically and algorithmically
  • Intellectually curious and self-motivated
  • Extraordinary mental flexibility and a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Strong drive for success within a collaborative team

THE PROCESS

After passing an application screening, candidates will be sent an online programming test via email from a service called Codility as a first step of the process.

 

 

 

 

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