Quantitative Researcher, US Equities Wholesale Market Making (WMM)

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US-NY-New York


We are seeking a talented Quantitative Researcher to join our US Equities Wholesale Market Making (WMM) team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for creating alpha models, building research infrastructure, analyzing and improving trading strategies. 


GTS is a collection of financial services companies spanning a wide array of asset classes and investment approaches, all powered by the combination of market expertise with innovative, proprietary technology.  With roots as a quantitative trading firm continually building for the future, the GTS family of companies are able to leverage the latest in artificial intelligence systems and sophisticated pricing models to bring consistency, efficiency, and transparency to today’s financial markets. GTS’s electronic market maker GTS Securities accounts for 3-5% of daily cash equities volume in the U.S. and is a leading Designated Market Maker (DMM) at the New York Stock Exchange, responsible for nearly $13 trillion of market capitalization. For more information on GTS, please visit


As a quantitative researcher with WMM,  you will work closely with the team’s quants and traders to research, develop and implement new ideas, models, and trading strategies. You will be an integral part of a small team and directly help to improve PnL. You will gain insight into how trading desks operate and how our traders evaluate trading opportunities.


  • Analyze market data and build alpha models.
  • Analyze our trading, work with traders and developers on improving trading strategies.
  • Get familiar with the Wholesale Market Making business and US Equity market microstructure.
  • Help us build a quant infrastructure for simulating trading strategies and building new alpha models.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. from a leading university in a quantitative discipline such as math, physics, statistics, computer science, engineering, or finance.
  • Deep understanding and ability in mathematics and statistics.
  • Good programming skills and experience in at least one of Python, R, C++, Java.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to express complex concepts in simple terms.
  • Self-starter, desire to work in a less structured, startup-type environment.
  • Previous experience building alpha models, familiarity with US stock markets, and familiarity with customer market making business are big pluses.


We're proud to employ some of the leading talent in the industry, and we work to ensure our employees enjoy a high quality-of-life.


In accordance with New York City's Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $100,000 to $225,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


What We Offer:

  • The chance to learn from experienced traders at the top of their field.
  • Mentorship in decision science, game theory and trading strategy development.
  • Perks: Free lunch daily and a fully stocked pantry at our Madison Avenue office.
  • Casual dress code.

Unsolicited resumes:

We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with GTS


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