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Quantitative Researcher

Citadel LLC

Chicago, Illinois
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Quantitative Researcher (Citadel LLC – Chicago, IL) Analyze and solve complex market problems through the use of technology, mathematical and statistical modeling, and computer systems. Conceptualize trading strategies, develop and enhance mathematical models and research tools, and translate algorithms into code. Perform and analyze market micro-structure trading simulations to develop trading strategies. Perform statistical and data analysis of historical market information to develop predictive signals. Develop tools that support and optimize automated trading strategies. 


Requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Management Science and Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or related quantitative field. In lieu of a Ph.D. in stated field, will accept a Master’s degree in stated field plus 3 years of quantitative graduate research experience. Must have graduate-level education or experience in the following: analyzing large amounts of data and complex systems on a daily basis; applying advanced statistical and mathematical modeling techniques by developing models in a research environment from design and validation through to integration; implementation of complex software systems through object oriented design in C++, Python or Java; utilizing statistical packages including R, Numpy, Scipy, or similar; scripting languages, including Bash, Perl, Python, or similar; and, performing advanced empirical modeling and computations.


Please submit resumes by mail to Employee Relations/SM, Attn: 8014-502, Citadel LLC, 131 S. Dearborn St, 32nd Fl, Chicago, IL 60603.

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