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About us:

ThunderBid is a proprietary high-frequency trading company.

We developed one of the fastest low-latency trading solutions on Moscow Exchange and
a sophisticated back testing environment which does not have an equivalent on the Russian market.
Together with the hi-end hardware it has allowed our trading algorithms to generate significant returns.

Our goal is to allow talented individuals with quantitative background to exercise
their skills in high-frequency trading. We provide our Quantitative Researches with
transparent compensation system, generous incentive scheme and liberal working environment.

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Quantitative Researcher:

  • Quantitative Researcher

    Searching for trading signals in tick market data

  • Quantitative Researcher

    Creating and back testing trading ideas and models

  • Quantitative Researcher

    Developing production trading strategies from scratch

  • Quantitative Researcher

    Supporting own trading strategies during their lifetime

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Requirements:

  • MSс degree from one of Russia’s top institutions (MSU, MIPT, NES, HSE, etc) in any of the STEM fields (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or another related quantitative field)
  • Solid programming skills in C++
  • Advanced level in any of the following statistical tools: Python, R, Matlab, Excel
  • Self-motivation, perseverance
  • Creativity
  • Upper-Intermediate English
  • As a strong plus:

    - PhD degree

    - Mathematics, Physics, or Programming Olympiad medals

    - HFT or algorithmic trading practical knowledge

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What we offer:

  • What we offer

    Transparent compensation
    system: fixed + performance-based
    bonus (up to 25% of profit)

  • What we offer

    Opportunity to be
    promoted to senior level
    position within 1-3 years

  • What we offer

    Flexible schedule
    and remote work,
    no bureaucracy

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Two-month paid internship from 3d July till 31st August

Screening task deadline: 19th June

- The screening task will be aimed at testing your ability to
find patterns in noisy data.
- Those who have successfully completed the screening task will be invited for an interview.

Interviews: 20th June - 30th June

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Internship will consist of two main stages and an introductory stage

Introductory stage: 3d July - 7th July
During the introductory stage you will be given access to our back testing environment,
internal research projects and set of other useful materials.

First stage: 10th July - 31st July
The first main stage will involve intensive market research. You will be expected to produce
a solid trading idea during this month. Number of interns can be reduced after first stage.

Second stage: 1st August - 28th August
During the second stage in August we will test your ability to work independently.
By the end of this stage you will be expected to create your first working production strategy.

Final offers: 29th August - 31st August
Successful candidates will be offered a full-time Quantitative Researcher position.

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Compensation:

  • 35K RUR during first stage
  • 50K RUR during second stage
  • 50K RUR + 10% from the first strategy after internship

Please send your CV and CL to [email protected]
CV and CL can be written in Russian or English, highlighting
your research and trading experience in detail is advised

*Please note that your own laptop or desktop and
accommodation during the internship is required,
company does not provide any of the above

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Contacts:

Should you have any questions,
please contact us at [email protected]

To apply for the internship please use the
following e-mail [email protected]