Quantitative Researcher, Trading Team

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024

Jump Trading established its dedication to the China market with the launch of our Shanghai office in late 2017 with the ambition of building an independently operational office. Due to this ambition, we are growing our competencies in Trading, Technology and Operations. We bring together the best of two worlds; A start-up environment powered by Global Jump Trading dedication and resources

Quantitative Researchers at Jump Trading collect data and analyse 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. Other duties as assigned or needed.

Skills You’ll Need:

  • Proven success with profitable trading strategies.
  • Strong programming skills in C++/Python 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