Careers

  • SENIOR FINANCIAL ENGINEER

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    HTAA is expanding its portfolio management team and is seeking a Senior Financial Engineer with keen interest in quantitative research and data analysis.   Candidates must possess excellent analytical and technical skills, have a proven quantitative background, be a creative problem solver, clear communicator and present a strong record of successfully working with others in a team environment.

    Position Location:  Chicago or San Francisco

     RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Perform statistical analyses to verify and optimize innovations and enhancements to portfolio models.
    • Define and implement data collection and data acquisition methods.
    • Monitor trading performance and devise improvements
    • Propose portfolio strategies and algorithm enhancements
    • Write white papers and blog posts on current economic and financial topics
    • Present Strategies in front of investment committees and prospective clients

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • M.S. or Ph.D. in a technical field (or Finance/Economics with quantitative focus)
    • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in an asset management environment
    • Minimum 1 year relevant experience in Options trading/pricing
    • Proficient in statistics and econometrics.
    • Development experience in R and Python
    • Machine-learning and Linux experience
    • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Predictive Modeling Experience

    WHAT WE OFFER

    • Competitive financial rewards, relative to firm performance and team-based contributions
    • Employee benefits that include exceptional insurance and 401K matching program
    • Friendly and collegial work environment
    • Opportunity to learn from successful industry experts

     

    Please send your CV or Resume to resume@hulltactical.com in PDF format only.  Non-PDF files will be rejected!

  • Options Trader

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    HTAA is seeking an options trader to join our volatility trading strategies desk. Candidates must possess fluency in option pricing theory and volatility book trading mechanics. The ideal candidate will also be able to code in Python and/or R. As a trader at HTAA, you will have the opportunity to operate and improve proprietary trading strategies by working in a team environment and collaborating with quantitative researchers to achieve optimal performance.

    Position Location:  Chicago

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Apply a data-driven approach to trading
    • Streamline trading systems and improve execution & risk management techniques
    • Continuously contribute to the desk’s investment strategies
    • Solve complex problems and challenges with ambiguity by using the latest data analysis tools
    • Monitoring and reconciling trading positions throughout the day

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and small team environment
    • Familiarity with trading systems, order management, and ability to troubleshoot day-to-day problems
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion in decision making
    • Fluency in option pricing theory and volatility trading mechanics. Prior trading experience is required 
    • Proficiency with Python and/or R. SQL is a plus
    • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, economics, or other quantitative discipline

    WHAT WE OFFER

    • Competitive financial rewards with further upside tied individual, team, and firm performance
    • Employee benefits that include exceptional insurance and 401K matching program
    • Friendly and collegial work environment
    • Opportunity to learn from successful industry experts

     

    Please send your CV or Resume to resume@hulltactical.com in PDF format only.  Non-PDF files will be rejected!

  • Data Manager

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    Hull Tactical is seeking a data manager to join our growing team in Chicago. The candidate will acquire, analyze, and organize data from various source and be familiar with database languages, big data, and cloud computing.

    Position Location:  Chicago or Remote

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Acquire, analyze, and organize data from various sources including Bloomberg, Factset, SpiderRock, Quandl, and Yahoo Finance
    • Manage the firm’s relationship with market data providers and assist with on-boarding new vendors and products
    • Set up, test, and maintain database backup and recovery systems and processes
    • Develop ad-hoc scripts
    • Troubleshoot complex queries
    • Identify and correct performance bottlenecks
    • Ability to develop R/Python libraries to interface with internal databases

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience administering high volume & high availability databases
    • Familiarity with database languages, big data, and cloud computing
    • Proficient in Python and/or R and database architecture
    • Knowledge and experience with scripting and automation
    • Strong troubleshooting and logic skills
    • Knowledge of options, economics, and finance required
    • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science, information technology or related field

    WHAT WE OFFER

    • Competitive financial rewards with further upside tied individual, team, and firm performance
    • Employee benefits that include exceptional insurance and 401K matching program
    • Friendly and collegial work environment
    • Opportunity to learn from successful industry experts

     

    Please send your CV or Resume to resume@hulltactical.com in PDF format only.  Non-PDF files will be rejected!