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 ROLE

As a Credit Quant at Virtu, you will be working on interdisciplinary teams alongside traders, quants and seasoned software engineers.  The environment is collegiate and collaborative, encouraging exposure to many teams across the globe. This is an exceptional opportunity to grow within a successful, high functioning team.

  • Apply your observation skills and modern statistical methods to identify and build predictive models
  • Research and implement new trading strategies
  • Analyze existing strategies to identify potential improvements
  • Develop risk models and frameworks to manage portfolio risks
  • Create tools to automate research tasks and improve visualization of complex data sets

THE CANDIDATE 

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5 years of experience in cash credit
  • We are open to looking at various profiles from both buy and sell side
  • Strong knowledge of credit products and managing fixed income risk
  • Advanced degree (preferably PhD) in Science, Math, Engineering or other quantitative field
  • 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
  • Programming skills (especially C/C++ and Python)
 
 

 

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