Quantitative Researcher, Trading Team

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Quantitative Researchers at Jump Trading collect data and analyze the global markets, seeking to uncover patterns and understand the complexities of the global financial markets. They leverage statistical analysis and data mining skills, using the results of their research to make forecasts and develop profitable predictive trading models. Jump’s Quantitative Researchers collaborate extensively within their trading teams to create and optimize trading strategies and advance the sophistication and results of their research, as well as work with members of the firm in technology and business roles to contribute to leading electronic trading strategies.

Skills You'll Need:

  • Creative thinkers who are driven, self-motivated, and eager to solve challenging problems
  • Proven success with profitable trading strategies
  • Strong programming skills in C++ in a Linux environment
  • Working knowledge of forecasting and data mining techniques, such as linear and non-linear regression analysis, neural networks or support vector machines
  • Strong experience developing statistical models in a trading environment
  • Proven success working with large data sets and developing statistical models
  • Fascinated and interested in advancing machine learning within the trading community
  • Possess strong familiarity with Python, R or Matlab along with development skills to support research efforts
  • Masters or PhD in Statistics, Physics, Mathematics (or related subject)
  • Desire to work within a collaborative, team-driven environment
  • Reliable and predictable availability
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills

If you are currently a student or recent graduate, please see our Campus postings which offer both intern and full-time opportunities.



- Discretionary bonus eligibility
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care options
- Employer Paid Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary Life & AD&D insurance
- Paid vacation plus paid holidays
- Retirement plan with employer match
- Paid parental leave
- Wellness Programs

Annual Base Salary Range
$150,000$200,000 USD