Algorithmic Trading and Derivatives Analyst
Company: Tethys: A global algorithmic trading and trading technology focused firm
Region: New York City, London and New Delhi (Remote Working options available)
Category: Quantitative Analysts
Our fast-growing financial technology and algorithmic trading analytics firm with presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia provides Algorithmic trading strategies, analysis and associated technology to premier global financial institutions. We are known for the excellence of our offering and innovation.
The role of Algorithmic strategy analyst and developer is to assist in the design, development and testing of algorithmic trading strategies and development of state-of-art transaction cost analysis modules (TCA) for global equities, options, futures and f/x. The work involves working closely with clients (Hedge funds, CTAs, Prop desks) and internal analysts.
Tethys is looking for highly motivated individuals with an outstanding quantitative background. Candidates should ideally have a master's or Ph.D. degree in a quantitative field (preferably statistics or quantitative finance). Exposure to financial statistics, econometrics, optimization theory and derivatives pricing is desirable. The candidates should have a strong facility with computing. They should have worked with mathematical packages like R and Python. Good knowledge of SQL, C++ and/or C# will be a plus.
An ideal candidate would also possess:
- Strong quantitative and computing skills
- Knowledge of time series analysis, machine learning, stochastic finance highly desirable.
- Knowledge of derivatives pricing will be a big plus.
- Deep interest in finance
- Strong team-skills
The selected candidate will become a member of a diverse and talented team. Our firm works on some of the most innovative and performance-intensive trading technology and analytics today. The company's products and services include advanced trade execution management systems and trading algorithms. Our clients include both buy-side and sell-side global firms active in equities, options, futures and F/X. The firm fosters an exciting and challenging work environment with an emphasis on continuous learning and innovation.
The position is based in New York City (Midtown) and offers an attractive compensation and benefits package with ample opportunities for growth and learning. The firm is currently working remotely and plans to continue to do so as required by local government and for the safety of its employees