Quant Trader


We are looking for a motivated Quant Trader to join an entrepreneurial environment where collaboration, dedication, ethics, and tenacity are highly rewarded. We seek individuals who have a proven track record of delivering results and willingness to work outside the regular job function when needed. Our traders must remain calm yet highly focused and effective when under duress, such as when a time-sensitive process fails. In this role you will be collaborating proactively with various teams, including management, operations, technology and external brokers / counterparties. This individual will join our team to assist in all aspects of our daily trading operations, which include trading, market research, portfolio analysis, and a host of other activities essential to the ongoing operations. Hours are primarily Asian market hours.

Summary of Job Functions 

  • This shift is focused on Asia; hours are primarily Asia market hours
  • Learn to perform and execute the daily trading operations end-to-end
  • Develop a zero-tolerance attitude for trading and accounting errors, working tirelessly to reduce risks of errors and to quickly eradicate any that may arise
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with all internal associates, including management, development, accounting, and other operations personnel
  • Assist in strategy team initiatives and projects, including updates to internal apps and processes as well as the development of internal analysis and reporting tools
  • Research trade and any other operational problems, taking appropriate corrective action including contacting vendors and internal associates
  • Monitor systematic trading book and overnight processes
  • Maintain currency in all policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Analyze current processes, and continually strive to improve them, including increased automation, usability, transparency, documentation, and QA

Minimum Requirements

  • 4-year college degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or Statistics
  • Advanced knowledge of Python with extensive analytics capabilities
  • The ability to work daily, onsite in our Jupiter, FL office 
  • Experience with SQL Server and MS Excel
  • High aptitude for data manipulation and analysis
  • Desire to exhibit ownership and work autonomously while being part of a close-knit team

Preferred Skills and Previous Experience 

  • 3+ years of proven experience as a Trader, analyst or quantitative researcher, preferably within a quantitative hedge fund, HFT firm or proprietary trading firm In-depth knowledge of equity and futures markets, trading systems, and market data
  • Familiarity with Python Libraries: Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib
  • Exposure to (or desire to learn) the FIX standard
  • Experience with Tableau or Python dashboarding (Streamlit, Dash)
  • Experience with RESTful APIs or microservice

Compensation and Benefits

  • Highly competitive base salary
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • Health, dental, vision, life, disability insurance
  • 401k

Licenses Required

  • None initially required. Series 3 is required within 1 year of start date.

Additional Information

Voloridge Investment Management is an SEC registered investment advisor. A private investment company founded in 2009, our mission is to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for qualified investors, using advanced proprietary modeling technology, conservative investment tactics and sophisticated risk management. Our market neutral equities strategy takes both long and short positions in the most actively traded equities and is designed to capture alpha while limiting exposure to directional markets risks. Our futures strategy takes both long and short positions in the most actively traded global futures and is also built to maximize alpha captured across all futures markets traded while capping exposure to any sector at a given time.

Voloridge Investment Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.