Quantitative volatility traders work collaboratively with quantitative developers and researchers to implement Xantium’s volatility and derivatives trading strategies.  Successful quantitative volatility traders require a balance of quick mental math & strong logical reasoning, Python coding skills, and market intuition.

Initially, junior quantitative volatility traders support production trading operations via individual trade decisions & evaluations, and execution algo monitoring & improvement.  Over time and with guidance from senior team members, junior quantitative volatility traders will grow to understand how volatility strategies are developed and optimized.

Applicants should have:

  • Working knowledge of basic options math – prior options trading experience is a plus
  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in hard sciences (e.g., mathematics, computer science, physics, engineering, etc.)
  • Strong Python coding skills

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