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Quantitative Analyst - Commodities

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Quantitative Analyst - Commodities

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We are seekingaQuantitative Researcher for our Commodities Trading team.  We are an integrated team of traders, software engineers and researchers, employing a diverse set of best-in-class strategies. Ours is an environment that values hard work, drive, honesty, and a desire to learn and improve.


  • Work alongside the Portfolio Managers and developers to develop new, and improve existing quantitative or algorithmic trading strategies
  • Identify and implement predictive price signals using machine learning, signal processing, and statistics
  • Develop strategies to optimise execution utilising market micro-structure analysis


  • 5-8 years of professional financial markets quantitative research experience within Agricultural or other Commodities preferable. 
  • Proven experience working on building quantitative strategies
  • Strong academics in a quantitative discipline
  • Extensive experience programming in C/C++ or python
  • Excellent communication skills

DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world.  We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk. 

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and cryptoassets. 

We operate with respect, curiosity and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it.  DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation and a willingness to challenge consensus.

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