Who is Allston Trading?

Founded in 2002 by former CME floor traders, Allston Trading is one of the world's leading electronic trading and market-making firms, providing liquidity in global energy, commodity and financial futures markets. Allston is owned by its current and former employees, a retired founder, and long-term institutional backers Sequoia Capital and Francisco Partners. We are proud of our track record through multiple macro-economic cycles and an ever-evolving landscape of technology, regulation and market structure. We have attracted and retained many of the industry's best and brightest trading, analytical and technology professionals.

Headquartered in Chicago, we also have offices in New York, Houston, San Francisco Bay Area and London.


What does the role entail?

The Quantitative Researcher will be able to navigate the full cycle of the research process to develop and improve trading strategies. The successful candidate will analyze market data and market microstructure, apply sophisticated statistical techniques and create tools to analyze large datasets.


What does it take?

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Financial Engineering, or a related field
  • Solid background in probability, statistics, machine learning and data mining
  • Strong programming skills in C++ in a Linux environment
  • Strong programming skills in Python or Matlab

What are the benefits?

  • Generous bonus program
  • Catered breakfast and lunch daily
  • Weekly shoulder massages
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Tuition assistance
  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(K) matching plan
  • Casual dress code
  • Company events
  • Employee discount program and much more!
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