Job Title

Quantitative Researcher

Position Location

Los Angeles

Position Description

Systematic trading firm seeks highly driven individual for quantitative research role with a focus on microstructure research and trading. The primary emphasis of this research will be global futures markets. 


  • Work with senior management to discuss and develop hypotheses on microstructure data
  • Design and code systematic very short-term trading strategies in C++
  • Explore alpha concepts in market microstructure using C++ and Python
  • Work with execution algorithm team to incorporate ideas into the firm’s execution algorithms


  • Extremely passionate about trading and markets
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferably in a technical field – Engineering, Math, Physics, Computer Science, Quant Finance or similar
  • A proven track record of trading (preferably systematic) in financial markets; personal account results are acceptable
  • Experience working with large microstructure datasets
  • Strong programming skills
  • 2+ years of experience programming in C++ and Python is highly preferred

What you will need to be successful:

  • Can-do attitude, defaulting to “yes, we will figure out a way”
  • Curious mind
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • A self-motivated and results-driven personality
  • The desire to be a part of an exceptional team in a forward-thinking environment
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • A pragmatic approach to solving problems

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