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[vox-jobs] Open Positions in CT and/or NYC (some London,Paris or Singapore too)
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[vox-jobs] Open Positions in CT and/or NYC (some London,Paris or Singapore too)



Please submit resumes to beau-AT-open-source-staffing.com if qualified: 

Thank you, 

Beau J. Gould  
Open Source Staffing 
www.open-source-staffing.com 
beau-AT-open-source-staffing.com  

Execution Specialist: The ideal candidate will have experience designing
algorithms like VWAP and implementation shortfall for a major execution
venue such as FoxRiver, x-Lehman, Morgan, etc.  The job will consist of
designing such algorithms for WorldQuant, which currently trades over
100mm shares per day, monitoring performance, making management reports
and continuously searching for improvements.  Candidate must have solid
C++ skills.  We are looking for an intelligent candidate who is
entrepreneurial in nature and has excellent analytical skills and an
innovative approach.  Position located in CT with possibility for NY.  

Portfolio Manager: We are planning to hire up to 20 Portfolio Managers
in 2009 so please keep the resume flow going.  The ideal candidate will
have a track record of running a book in the asset classes of equities
(sharpes 3+; medium and high frequencies; proven track record or very
strong idea exposure with concrete simulations), futures (sharpes 2+
only), and currencies (sharpes 2+ only).  Track record requirements: at
least one year for medium frequency, at least 6 months for high
frequency.  Position based in NY, CT, London, Paris or Singapore.
Attached you will find a spreadsheet for candidates to fill in.
Candidates who have completed this will receive a more prompt response.


Quantitative Researcher: a financial researcher with experience of
looking for alphas in the asset classes of equities, futures, and
currencies, medium or high frequency.  Position based in Greenwich CT.  

High Frequency (HF) Strategist (1): Looking for someone to develop HF
strategies in multiple asset classes (equities, futures, and FX) using
the in-house HF simulator.  The person should be proficient in
C++/Linux, can generate creative ideas, and be able to handle details
efficiently.  Working experience with back testing or running an actual
HF strategy is a must.  Position based in CT.  

Foreign Exchange (FX) Strategist (1): Looking for someone to develop FX
strategies using the in-house FX simulator.  The person should be
proficient in C++/Linux, can generate creative ideas, and be able to
handle details efficiently.  Working experience with back testing or
running an actual FX strategy is a must.  Position based in CT.  

Equity Portfolio Strategists (1):  Looking for someone to develop equity
strategies using the in-house simulator.  The person should be
proficient in C++/Linux, can generate creative ideas, and be able to
handle details efficiently.  Working experience of optimization,
Bayesian statistics, or machine learning is a plus.  Position based in
CT.  

Quant/Developers (2): In the high-frequency space (equities + futures)
space.  Good C++; equities or futures high-frequency modeling
experience; desire to be part of a group of multi-asset class quant
traders; formulaic compensation.  Positions can be in either New York,
NY or Greenwich, CT.  .

Senior Software Engineer: Will participate in the development of
automated trading systems.  Development in C/C++ on Linux systems.
Position based in Greenwich CT or New York NY.  

Trading System Operator (Singapore): Seeking qualified individual
responsible for day-to-day trading system operation, maintenance, and
support. Must be a self-starter, able to work with remote team, able to
communicate clearly, and able to interact with traders on a daily basis.
Knowledge of UNIX systems, perl, and shell scripting strongly desired.
No financial experience is required. Position based in Singapore. 

Senior Software Engineer (Simulator): We are looking for a Senior
Software Engineer with the following skills: strong C/C++ programming
background; experience in network and multithreading real-time
applications on Linux/Unix platform; familiar with scripting languages
such as perl, shell script or python; knowledge of simulator/trading
system preferred; experience in high frequency trading model a plus.
Candidates should be smart and talented team players.  Position is
located in Greenwich, CT.  

Quantitative Researcher/Developer: The candidate will be responsible for
helping to develop methods and tools to discover new trading models in a
highly automated way.  This person will be part of a newly formed team
with 1-2 others.  The results found by the team will be used in real
trading strategies.  Must have excellent programming and problem solving
skills in addition to a strong work ethic.  Must be able to work well in
a team and write clear, efficient code.  Any of the following experience
will be considered but not required:  Experience writing code in C++ as
well as scripting languages. Experience in any of: data mining, machine
learning, optimization, statistics, econometrics, finance.  Advanced
degree from a top university.  Position located in Greenwich, CT
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