• Quantitative Developer

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Date posted 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 1:08 PM)
    Category
    Quantitative analysts
    Position type
    Full-Time
  • OVERVIEW:

    ITG is looking for an analytical, driven quantitative developer to join our Financial Engineering team, working with a diverse and academically advanced team of researchers on developing and maintaining statistical models.

     

    Investors around the world receive better returns because of the work we do every day in the world’s intrinsically complex financial markets. As part of a diverse global team, our quants work on applications of machine learning and statistics in algorithmic trading, following ITG’s passion for innovating and making an impact on the bottom line. Our teams set the bar high and strive to consistently provide best-in-class service to institutional investors around the world.

    WE'LL TRUST YOU TO:

    • Understand functional specifications and work with the project team to provide technical solutions to meet the needs of the research team.
    • Understand legacy code and make the necessary enhancements and modifications as required.
    • Develop new and support existing code for financial analytic models using various programming languages.
    • Evaluate new financial data and technologies and incorporate them in QR environment.
    • Work closely with ITG’s entire quantitative research group to conduct formal quantitative analyses from the research question formulation to presentation of outcomes, typically including written summaries and/or business recommendations
    • Assist with in-depth development of models and processes

    WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

    • Master's degree in mathematics, computer science, information systems or related disciplines
    • 2-4 years hands on experience in quantitative development in Unix/Linux environment in finance or related industry.
    • Working knowledge of Python.
    • Working knowledge of KX/q is a plus.
    • Understanding of and experience with financial market data (Equities, Fixed Income, FX, etc.).
    • Desire to learn and work with financial data.
    • Willingness and ability to understand analyze and interpret the data.
    • Willingness to work flexible hours to participate in model support.

    YOU'RE JUST RIGHT FOR ITG IF YOU WANT:

    • A smaller team environment with 10-20 professionals
    • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
    • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on all sides of the business
    • The energetic dynamism of financial markets
    • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
    • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
    • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between

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