CTA Quant

CTA Quant

  • Location

    New York, United States

  • Sector:

    Risk Management

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  • Contact:

    Margarita Romero

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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JCW is currently working on a Senior CTA Quant for a quantitative asset management firm in New York City. The qualified candidate will co-lead the expansion into commodity and futures trading. The Senior CTA Quant will meet with senior researchers and traders, the CIO and the CEO, to help organize the firm’s global research and trading efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the acquisition and organization of knowledge in specialization area
  • Develop specifications for new simulator functionality based on research agenda and feedback from researchers and traders
  • Meet with traders to evaluate research needs and provide input to development of trading system functionality

Position requirements:

  • Have at least three years of experience at a top CTA with strong exposure to trading and research
  • Have exposure to back-testing methods and data issues
  • Possess a Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution in Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics

Margarita Romero recruits for Risk and Analytics professionals across the financial services sector and would be happy to provide further details about this or other positions. You can reach her at (646) 564 – 3594 or at margarita.romero@jcwresourcing.com