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Equity Trader, Systematic Strategies

Company: The Voleon Group
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multi-billion-dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.

Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced finance and technology professionals. You will be working with strategies that are at the forefront of machine learning and statistical arbitrage. The strategies have been carefully designed to generate non-correlated returns. Our firm and its strategies are the product of many years of meticulous research and craftsmanship, and you will lead the way in stewarding them for the future.

In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, unparalleled access to our experts and founders, plus a collaborative and collegial work environment.

As the equities supervisor, you will supervise our systematic trading program in global equities markets. You will directly interact with the production trading operations and broker dealer community. The collaboration and rotation amongst the team will enable you to become an expert in market microstructure and trading operations. Under mentorship from senior traders, you will build analytics and automation to improve the team's workflow.


Monitor high-volume execution algorithms and portfolio risk

Track real-time market developments

Interface with external brokers and trading counterparties

Build process and technology to prevent errors or outages while increasing team capacity

Work global market hours for a portion of every year on a rotational basis


A passion for markets

Exposure to a programming language like Python or R on a Unix-like OS

A skillset in data analysis and visualization

Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline

Attention to detail and clarity of thought

Authorization to work in the United States

The base salary range for this position is $110,000 to $130,000 in the location(s) of this posting. Individual salaries are determined through a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geography. Base salary does not include other forms of total compensation such as bonus compensation and other benefits. Our benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage, life and AD&D insurance, 20 days of paid time off, 9 sick days, and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

"Friends of Voleon" Candidate Referral Program

If you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: The Voleon Group, Berkeley , Equity Trader, Systematic Strategies, Accounting, Auditing , Berkeley, California

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