FINANCIAL ANALYST

| Chicago

Description

 

Major Responsibilities: Identify, maintain, and enhance trading strategies and business opportunities for our market making high-frequency trading (HFT) team. Analyze trading performance and financial time series data with fundamental statistical theories. Use systemic and data-driven approach to automate trading strategies. Financial model construction, back-testing, maintenance and improvement. Collaborate cross-functionally with the technology team to understand, maintain, and improve our electronic trading systems. Ability to manage risk and detailed knowledge of all risk procedures.

Job Requirements: Applicant must possess a Masters degree in Finance, Engineering, Statistics, or a related field and 3 years of high-frequency trading experience. Additionally, the applicant must have professional experience in the following: 1.) 3 years of experience identifying, maintaining, and enhancing linear and non-linear trading strategies; 2.) 3 years of experience in analysis trading performance and financial time series data with fundamental statistical theories; 3.) 2 years of experience in financial model construction, back-testing, maintenance and improvement; 4.) 2 years of building statistical models using principal component analysis (PCA); 5.) 2 years of experience optimizing market making strategies by analyzing market microstructure; 6.) 2 years of experience in fundamental knowledge and experience trading in US Interest Rate futures and other related markets; and 7.) 2 years of experience in designing algorithmic execution software for relative value statistical arbitrage.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • LinuxLanguages
    • kdbLanguages
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • kdbDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We're centrally located in Chicago's Financial District & walking distance from the exchanges. We call Dublin, Ireland our second home.

What are Geneva Trading Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Geneva Trading offers employees a 401(k) and/or Roth(k) plan.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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