Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists.  For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration. 



Quantitative Traders build, pilot, and improve our trading and risk systems.  This involves detailed research and analysis of live trading strategies as well as investigating new strategies or business opportunities.  As a Quantitative Trader, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Apply a data-driven approach to trading
  • Create systematic trading strategies, utilizing the firm’s superior technology
  • Use analytical methods to identify market inefficiencies, streamline trading systems and improve risk management techniques


We are looking for candidates who have proven: 

  • Ability to apply quantitative skill and logical reasoning to solve complex problems
  • Interest in strategic games and/or competitive activities
  • Capacity to work in a professional and highly collaborative team environment
  • Fresh Grads are welcomed
  • Proficiency in at least one of: Python, R, Perl, VBA, C, C++, or Java

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