Career in Algo and Quant Industry
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In today’s scenario, the global demand for accurate quantitative analysis is rising exponentially, and there is a need for well-qualified quants. There are high frequency trading jobs, quantitative trading jobs and plenty of other different kind of roles, but there is a shortfall of suitable candidates to fill them!
QuantInsti makes sure that every individual who completes EPAT successfully is groomed to such an extent that they can match up with industry expectations for algo trading jobs.
After the successful completion of EPAT from QuantInsti, our Placement cell will assist you in finding algorithmic trading jobs for you according to your specialization and core strengths. We will also ensure that you will have recognized growth in your quantitative finance career. To achieve this, we go a step further and help you build the core strengths required for quant jobs.
Our Placement cell’s role is to work with you to facilitate a successful match for your profile.
Getting Placed through Us
QuantInsti has tie-ups with most of the quant and algo trading firms in India. The highly valuable skill sets that we offer through our flagship programme, EPAT, will make you every recruiter’s no. 1 choice. Throughout the duration of the program and even after that, you will be constantly under the mentorship of our placement experts who will guide you with the process of placement. Besides giving you placement, we also give lifetime support from our end, which is the most unique thing about our Placement Cell.
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|Sr. No.||Current Job Openings||Domain||Salary Range|
|1||Algo Dealer||Dealer||8 - 12 lakhs|
|2||Quantitative Research Analyst||Research||8 - 15 lakhs|
|3||Senior Associate – Algo Sales||Sales||10 - 15 lakhs|
|4||Quant Researcher||Research||10 - 15 lakhs|
|5||Data Scientist||Research||15 - 20 lakhs|
|6||AVP Risk Methodology - Credit Risk Analytics||Risk and Analytics||15 - 25 lakhs|
|7||Quant Analyst||Trading||15- 20 Lakhs|
|8||HFT Trader||Trading||15- 25 lakhs|
|9||Senior Quant Strategist||Trading||20 - 25 lakhs|
|10||Trading Strategist (HFT/MFT/LFT)||Trading||25- 50 lakhs|
Types of Jobs in Quant and Algo industry
Typical hiring firms include high frequency trading firms, Algo trading firms, prop desks, brokerages and stock exchanges. From a systems operator to a risk manager, every role is crucial for the firm to succeed in managing its own and clients’ money. High frequency trading jobs often come with higher salary packages.
Typically there are three categories of roles in this industry as listed below.
EPAT™ opens a gateway into a wide variety of industries and you can choose the job as per your personal interest. EPAT™ is a 6-months long online certification programme in Algorithmic Trading which provides a delicate and optimized mix of practical orientation and theoretical requirements to succeed in Quantitative and Algorithmic trading firms.
The programme has three core modules which prepares participants with required skill sets in different roles:
- Statistics and Econometrics (Quantitative analysis skills)
- Quantitative Trading Strategies (Market understanding, analysis and trading skills)
- Technology and Programming (development and computational skills)
The EPAT Certificate will be of great value to
- Hedge Fund Managers
- Brokerage Service and Data Providers
- Risk Manager
- Financial Product Developers