Quantitative Researcher

Chicago $250,000 (up to $3m) Permanent

Goliath has partnered with a new firm that has upwards of $1T AUM, 1000+ employees and is one of the top 5 globally in the quantitative space. They’ll wait up to a 24 month NC and they are willing to buy bonuses out during sit-out periods. With the beginning of 2024, the firm has opened up multiple roles for Quantitative Researchers across a multitude of asset classes/ frequencies

The position will be an addition to an already established research team within a larger technology research group.


  • Design, implement and maintain software for strategy optimization (HFT/ Intraday Frequencies)
  • Implement new alphas for trading strategies.
  • Maintain, enhance and grow the Firm’s portfolio of automated electronic trading strategies within the platform
  • Utilize ML and Data Science to develop and improve modelling across options/ futures/ fixed income.

Essential skills:

  • BS in Comp Sci/ Mathematics/ Physics or similarly related field.
  • Experience with designing and implementing strategies for equities, options, futures, ETFs or fixed income.
  • Machine learning & data science experience.
  • Market data simulation knowledge
  • Experience in C++/ Python - must have


Base for the role caps out at $250k with a significant discretionary bonus on top, depending on seniority maxing out at $3M. Sign on bonuses available, as are NC buy outs.

If interested and you believe you would be a good fit, please apply & we'll be in touch.

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