Junior Quantitative Trader

Our Client, a Global Commodities shop, is looking for a Junior Quantitative Trader to join their growing team...

Job Description
We are seeking a motivated and talented Junior Algorithmic Trader to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and optimizing trading strategies using quantitative analysis and algorithmic trading techniques. The role requires strong analytical skills, programming proficiency, and a familiarity with financial markets. Candidate should have experience in  C#, C++, Python, and Data experience with OneTick and Reuters, and execution with Bloomberg EMSX and FIX.
  • Collaborate with senior traders and quants to develop, implement and execute trading strategies using quantitative analysis and algorithmic trading techniques.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential trading opportunities and develop models to predict future market trends.
  • Develop, test, and optimize algorithmic trading strategies using data-driven approaches and statistical analysis.
  • Monitor trading strategies and performance metrics, and make necessary adjustments to optimize profitability and minimize risk.
  • Collaborate with traders, quants, and technology teams to implement new trading algorithms and enhance existing systems.
  • Work with traders to manage risk and ensure compliance with regulations and trading guidelines.
  • Continuously monitor financial markets and trading trends to identify new opportunities and improve trading performance.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of trading infrastructure, including backtesting and trading simulation systems.
  • Master’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics, computer science, or a related field.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in quantitative finance industry or related field.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, with a deep understanding of statistical analysis and financial markets.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++, with experience in data analysis and visualization tools such as Pandas, NumPy, and Matplotlib.
  • Knowledge of financial instruments such as equities, futures, options, and derivatives.
  • Familiarity with development of execution algorithms.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with traders, quants, and technology teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively and critically.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Additional Information
What We Offer
We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
– Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage – 401k with Company Match – Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits – Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays – Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)
Diversity & Inclusion Our Client is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. Our Client is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. Our Client encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.
Equal employment opportunity (EEO)
Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.”
Sustainability Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company. We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us