Quantitative Modeler – High Frequency Trading

Job Title: Quantitative Modeler – High Frequency Trading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Contact Name: Daniel Vaz
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Job Published: May 06, 2020 11:59

Job Description

Quantitative Modeler – High-Frequency Trading – Mumbai

Here is an opportunity to join a new and upcoming High-Frequency Trading firm in Mumbai as a Quantitative Modeler.


  • The role will require one to work on:
  • Building predictive quantitative models from own insights, reading literature and team discussions
  • Analyzing the performance of existing algorithms to enhance their profitability and capacity
  • Enhancing the execution strategies including ideas to reduce latency, reduce slippage, and increase fill-ratios. 
  • Building tools to calibrate and monitor live algorithms.

 As a Quant, you:

  • Must love mathematics and be outstanding at fundamentals of probability and statistics
  • Should have a meritorious background equivalent to top 10% of class at iits or similar institutes preferably from ee or cse.
  • Should have thorough experience in programming in python especially pandas, numpy etc.
  • May have an edge if sizeable demonstrated projects undertaken using machine learning or deep learning but this is not a pre-requisite
  • May have an edge if he or she has an experience of 1 or 2 years in building predictive models at an hft firm, but this is not a pre-requisite

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