Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists. For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong.
We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.
Implement new features needed by existing business
Integrate and test new trading algorithms and strategies
Develop systems for new markets, new products, and new trading opportunities
Improve the speed and scalability of our trading systems
Solid understanding of algorithms, computer networks, architecture and operating systems
Excellent C or C++ development skills (on Linux systems strongly preferred)
Proficiency in some scripting languages (e.g. Python, R, Ruby, etc.)
Brownie points for :
Public tech activity (e.g. Stack Overflow contributions, GitHub projects, etc.)
Strong background in any of the following :
Mathematics and statistics