Alpha Quantitative Researcher for New York high-frequency prop trading group - New York

GQR Global Markets
New York City, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Sales & Trading

Job Description


An Alpha Quant Researcher is required for a prestigious New York quantitative proprietary trading group.


The successful candidate will be responsible for market microstructure research required for developing successful trading signals and the design, development, and implementation of the associated high frequency algorithmic trading strategies.


You will be responsible for;
  • Development and research prop quant trading strategies
  • High frequency research across cash equities, spot FX and/or Liquid futures.
  • Design and development of a variety of alpha strategies including statistical arbitrage and prop market making
  • Develop a deep understanding of market microstructure
  • Development and optimise algorithmic high frequency trading strategies.


  • Extensive experience as alpha quant researcher, electronic market maker or algorithmic trader
  • In depth knowledge and understanding in given asset or expert cross asset knowledge - cash equities, spot FX, cross-asset futures
  • Deep interest in design and implementation of algorithmic trading strategies
  • Excellent skill in optimal execution and market making HFT strategies in equities, FX or Futures
  • Wide-ranging research and practice across trading signal generation, market microstructure, auto-hedging, pricing engines, market making and hedging strategies
  • Experts in the area of artificial intelligence, machine learning, game theory, signal processing, optimization and simulation are of most interest.
  • Masters or PhD education in quantitative related field
  • Excellent programming skills - C/C++, R, and or Matlab



    Please do get in touch if your profile is a highly suitable fit with proven experience in developing alpha generating quantitative algorithmic electronic systematic strategies for either cash equities, spot FX and/or futures on a high frequency, either intraday or ultra high frequency basis with profound skill in auto-hedging, algorithmic pricing, market making, signal generations, machine learning, market microstructure, execution and risk management in a high pressure environment at a leading market making group at a top tier investment bank.  Experience is essential. 

    Contact: Ben Harris on +44 (0) 203 141 8010


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    While a resume is preferable we also welcome tentative enquiries from well-qualified persons. To speak with an agent please contact one of our regional offices using the contact details listed below. Utmost confidentiality and discretion is assured.


    LOS ANGELES | 1.310.807.5025

    10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024 | Office Hours: 6.00-21.00 PDT


    NEW YORK | 1.212.763.8333

    1325 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10173 | Office Hours: 9.00-21.00 EDT


    LONDON | 0203.141.8000

    Westminster Tower, London, SE1 7SP | Office Hours: 8.00-20.00 GMT


    HONG KONG | 852.3678.6738

    2 Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central | Office Hours: 9.00-21.00 HKT


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