Senior Quantitative Analyst Liquidnet Holdings
Senior Quantitative Analyst
Liquidnet is expanding its equity trading analytics offering and is seeking a senior quantitative analyst to play a key role in its expansion. The successful candidate is able to combine excellent academics, quantitative skills, and market understanding with a deeply practical approach to problem solving.
Conduct innovative quantitative/statistical research and modeling with an emphasis on informing optimal trading.
Develop quantitative indicators that identify short-term drivers of return and liquidity.
Validate existing and proposed trading analytics and recommend enhancements where appropriate.
Create business specifications and work with the development group to incorporate analytics into software applications.
Advanced degree (PhD preferred) with a strong background in statistics, applied econometrics or related quantitative fields.
3+ years? experience performing hands-on statistical analysis on large equity-based datasets.
Proficient with one or more major programming languages (e.g. C++, Java) and one or more major statistical packages (e.g. Matlab, R).
Application of quantitative techniques and models (risk modeling, optimization etc.) in an equity trading setting is highly desirable.
Strong knowledge of financial markets.
Ability to work strict deadlines under pressure.
Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) a must. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to articulate and translate complex mathematical concepts into language understood by others.
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