Quantitative Trader - ETFs

New York, New York
Investments – Investments /
Full-Time /
Hybrid
Belvedere Trading is a leading proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, New York, Boulder, and Singapore. Our traders work hard to provide liquidity to the market through their market-making activities and are the masters of a diverse set of commodities, interest rates, exchange-traded funds (ETF), and equity index options. From the beginning, we began iteratively investing in our proprietary technology and committing to building our systems from the ground up. Our trading models and software systems are continually re-engineered, optimized, and maintained to stay on top of the industry. We operate best within a team environment where we challenge each other to deliver value consistently and share in the success of the company.   

Belvedere Trading is seeking a Quantitative Trader to join its ETF team in New York. The successful candidate will start working and managing existing strategies in the US ETF market and will eventually research, design, and manage new strategies. They will work closely with the Senior ETF trader and other team members and have a direct impact on trading and PNL generation.

Benefits at Belvedere Trading

    • Competitive compensation
    • Excellent execution and clearing fee rates
    • Access to superior proprietary execution software
    • Administrative and compliance resources
    • 401(k), health insurance and other competitive benefit plans available
    • Per New York rules a base of $125,000 to $225,000 with benefits and bonus dependent on experience level.

What you'll need

    • 2+ years of trading experience in US ETFs
    • Series SIE + 57 Required
    • Strong quantitative skills, including high mathematical aptitude, experience with excel, data analytics
    • Entrepreneurial attitude, creative problem-solving skills, and ability to implement iterative improvements to trading systems
    • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently in a professional and collaborative setting

Extra credit

    • Strong programming skills, C#, Python/Matlab/R
    • Experience with Data mining/Statistics/Optimization in research topics
    • Experience in a profitable algorithmic trading group
Belvedere Trading is a leading proprietary trading firm proudly headquartered in downtown Chicago, with additional offices in New York and Boulder. Our traders pride themselves on their work ethic and ability to grind. Belvedere supports a myriad of strategy types regardless of product type or if they are taking or removing liquidity. A strategy that has potential is a strategy worth pursuing.

Culture is important. Belvedere is committed to providing a positive environment in which team members are treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy. Our firm believes in a dynamic culture of inclusion and diversity, where people thrive on individual and organizational characteristics, values, experiences, and backgrounds. 

Important Notes 
Sponsorship is not available for this position 
No third-party recruiters 

Women and underrepresented groups frequently apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications.
We encourage you to break that mold and apply. No candidate is perfect; all have a lot to offer. We welcome your application.

Core Values
The secret to our award-winning culture is our Core Values: Team Belvedere, Me In Team, Own It, Iterative Innovation, and Passionate Discourse. We live and breathe these values every day.

Our Stance
Belvedere is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees. Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military, and veteran status is prohibited. Belvedere encourages initiatives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. Belvedere is committed to providing a positive environment in which team members are treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy. Our firm believes in a dynamic culture of inclusion and diversity, where people thrive on individual and organizational characteristics, values, experiences, and backgrounds.
 
Please note that Belvedere Trading does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of Team Belvedere. No phone calls, please.
 
Any questions regarding the virtual recruiting process, please reach out to recruiting@belvederetrading.com.