Quantitative Researcher at Clear Street

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The Clear Street Markets team adds liquidity and transparency to electronic markets across the globe.

Our cross discipline team holds degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics, and Statistics. We share ideas and collaborate to maximize our differing experiences and backgrounds. Our team finds inspiration everywhere, including academia and parallel industries; sparking our next great ideas.

As a Quantitative Researcher, you will focus on gathering insights from large, complex, heterogeneous data sets. You will use statistical approaches and machine learning techniques to find patterns and predict market behaviors. You will work closely with traders to improve existing strategies, uncover new trading opportunities, and to implement algorithms. The feedback loop provided by the markets comes fast, allowing you to test new hypotheses, iterate, and push the limits of your models, strategies, and creativity.


Qualifications:

  • You have achieved academic excellence in a highly quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Physics, Math, Statistics, Engineering, etc).
  • You have a proven track record of applying a variety of techniques to identify the signal in the noise of vast high dimensional data sets.
  • Your deep knowledge of the assumptions made by different statistical approaches hastens your research as you quickly identify the right technique to apply to any data set. You have deep insights into the statistics and math that underpin machine learning and predictive modeling techniques (including regression analysis, neural networks, genetic algorithms, SVM, etc.)
  • You have used compute clusters to conduct computational costly statistical research and are well versed in using job schedulers (Condor, ) in distributed research environments.
  • You are fluent in python and the various well maintained statistical and machine learning packages
  • You have experience developing software in a linux environment and you easily write object oriented code (preferably have experience with C++)


We offer
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  • The opportunity to join a small and growing team of good people, where you can make a difference.
  • An environment that champions collaboration and prioritizes pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
  • Work that is fast paced, intellectually challenging, and most of all, profoundly rewarding.
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks
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Location

Located in the heart of the Financial District.

An Insider's view of Clear Street

What are some social events your company does?

We recently started the Women's Club of Clear Street. Once a month we get together and provide a time for the women and allies of our company to connect and engage in meaningful discussion. We're really trying to create a support network for the current and future women of Clear Street.

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What are Clear Street Perks + Benefits

Clear Street Benefits Overview

At Clear Street, we understand the importance of showing employees they are valued through competitive benefits and perks. We offer extensive medical and dental coverage at little to no cost to our employees, 401k match, commuter benefits, and a lunch allowance, to name a few. At Clear Street, we consistently strive to improve; exploring new ways to support growth and well-being.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Clear Street employees can contribute up to an FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of expenses, annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Clear Street covers 100% of our employees' monthly premiums.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Clear Street matches contributions of up to 2% of our employees' salaries.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast options daily. Employees are also given $15 per day to order lunch through our Seamless account Monday through Thursday. On Friday, we offer a pizza lunch, enjoyed together.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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