CITADEL is a leading investor in the world’s financial markets. For over a quarter of a century, we have sought to deliver industry-leading investment returns to clients including corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, public institutions, and sovereign wealth funds.
CITADEL SECURITIES is an award-winning global market maker that helps meet the liquidity needs of asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government agencies, and public pension programs.
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Citadel is a leading investor in the world’s financial markets. For over a quarter of a century, we have sought to deliver industry-leading investment returns to clients including corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, public institutions, and sovereign wealth funds. Our global team works to help our clients’ capital fulfill its greatest potential across a diverse range of markets and investment strategies, including fixed income & macro, equities, quantitative, commodities and credit. For more information, visit Citadel.com.
Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker, delivering a broad array of fixed income and equity products to banks, broker-dealers, government agencies, corporations, insurers, and sovereign wealth funds. Through innovation and efficiency, the firm provides liquidity with the goal of driving price discovery in more than 35 countries and making markets more competitive, open, and transparent. Since its founding more than 15 years ago, Citadel Securities has cultivated a culture of excellence, assembling the brightest minds in trading, technology, and the sciences to make better markets for a better world. For more information, visit CitadelSecurities.com.
Quantitative Researchers at Citadel Securities:
The Quantitative Research team at Citadel Securities develops and implements next-generation valuation models and systematic trading strategies in the world’s most competitive and dynamic markets. As a Quantitative Researcher (QR), you will apply advanced statistical techniques and engineering skills to complex data sets to model markets, test hypotheses, and create proprietary trading algorithms. As markets continuously evolve, QRs keep Citadel Securities at the forefront by constantly solving some of the most challenging quantitative problems of our time.
Your Skills and Talents:
- Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field, with strong knowledge of probability and statistics (Bachelors, Masters, PhD degree).
- Ability to consistently use statistical analyses to distill complex problems to mathematical cores, formulate creative hypotheses, and leverage statistical tools to analyze data sets and develop market signals.
As a QR at Citadel Securities, you will be equipped with the platforms, resources, and mentorship to shape your own career path. We trust and empower our team members to have and execute on big ideas from the start so they make a direct impact on our business and the global markets. To achieve this, we leverage a wide variety of computational and research techniques to take on what others dismiss as impossible.
Technologists at Citadel Securities
At Citadel Securities, technologists design, develop, and enhance the sophisticated technology that powers quantitative trading strategies. As a technologist, you’ll leverage a wide variety of Innovative approaches to deliver scalable, high-performing, and resilient solutions to drive our ability to trade and revolutionize financial markets. You’ll collaborate with quantitative researchers and traders to unravel complex problems that face our industry. Our technologists are constantly presented with new and interesting opportunities to challenge what others might dismiss as impossible.
Your Skills and Talents:
A degree in computer science, computer engineering or related fields (Bachelors, Masters, Ph.D. degree).
An intellectual curiosity and passion for solving challenging problems using technology, possess exceptional programming and design skills, and can communicate effectively in a collaborative, complex and highly technical team environment.
The financial industry offers endless opportunities for innovation. Our technologists quickly advance by working on a wide range of complex problems. At Citadel Securities, you don’t just build tools, you pave the way for the markets of tomorrow. You exercise your creativity and make direct impact on markets with sophisticated technology.
Traders at Citadel Securities
At Citadel Securities, traders drive our systematic and semi-systematic trading strategies – and their own career paths. They are empowered with advanced technology and algorithms necessary to make large, complex risk decisions in real-time. Our traders immediately make an impact and contribute to the firm. Simultaneously, they collaborate and grow with the industry’s elite quantitative researchers and technologists and learn from seasoned traders. At Citadel Securities, traders develop an in-depth knowledge of complex market structure, build meaningful relationships across the firm, become experts at monitoring risks and responding to market signals, and execute state-of-the-art trading strategies.
Your Skills and Talents:
- Ideal candidates have a strong academic record with a degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Economics, or another quantitative field (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree).
- Ideal candidates demonstrate passion for the financial markets and trading, excel at communication and planning, employ a systematic approach to problem solving, and showcase an acute understanding of risk taking in uncertain conditions.
At Citadel Securities, you’ll make an impact on day one by getting assigned to a primary team – which will enable you to gain experience in trading and research and make strides towards certifications. In addition, in select locations we offer opportunities to rotate between multiple trading desks. We want to help you discover the trading strategies and asset classes that interest you the most.
We have a rolling recruiting process throughout the year. Please refer to our available opportunities for current job openings.
Please note that similar jobs are also posted on our Citadel website – students can apply to the role they are most interested in on EITHER the Citadel or Citadel Securities website and will be considered for opportunities in both companies.