Quantitative Analyst
Castleton Commodities International LLC
21d ago


The candidate will join the Agricultural Commodity trading desk as an analyst working with the lead trader to develop quantitative models.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment. The candidate must have a strong mathematical, statistical and programming skills and an interest to develop a career in the Commodity industry.

We will consider candidates with a graduation year of 2015-2017.


Your role and responsibilities vary widely and may include the following : -

  • Maintain and improve existing quant models
  • Develop new quant and fundamental models per requests from the desk trader
  • Generate ideas for new models and explore ML capabilities within the space
  • Reporting and communicating data to the trader; exploring price and fundamentals relationships
  • Help monitor risk exposure for the models and portfolio
  • Qualifications

  • Candidate to have 1-2 years experience within financial services, Bachelor’s degree from a top tier University with strong academic performance.
  • Computer Programming, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geospatial Science or related fields of study.

  • Strong working knowledge of VBA, HTML and SQL
  • Strong programing skills in one or more languages preferably Python
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Individuals that are self-motivated and can handle a large amount of responsibility
  • Individuals must exhibit strong communication skills, problem solving ability, commercial acumen and an ability to work in a pressurised environment and be interested in pursuing in commodity trading.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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