Quantitative Researcher

Kelowna, BC, Canada


7 Cheetahs Trading builds next-generation quantitative trading algorithms. At our core, we are a team of brilliant researchers, technologists and highly analytical individuals. 

We are expanding our team and are looking for a Quantitative Researcher to help develop and grow our research efforts.

You’re the right fit if…

  • Financial markets intrigue you
  • You enjoy solving complex problems
  • You are looking to work collaboratively with an experienced team
  • You continuously look for ways to innovate
  • Machine learning excites you
  • You are looking to grow your career in a fast-paced start up

We are…

  • On a journey of constant and never-ending improvement
  • Data-driven in all aspects of our business
  • Transparent and operate with integrity
  • Managing risk in our products and for our employees
  • Rapidly growing and looking for the right people to build top-notch trading strategies and technologies

Job Duties

  • Build innovative solutions to meet our company’s technical and research needs 
  • Develop and direct software system validation and testing methods
  • Apply mathematics and statistics to problem-solving initiatives 
  • Take part in complex software design and development with our technical team, focusing on the implications of our software design with respect to trading
  • Uncover patterns and opportunities by analyzing massive datasets
  • Create systematic trading strategies from idea generation, to research and prototyping, to implementation and deployment, to performance monitoring

Desired Qualifications

  • You are a graduate of a Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or Mechatronics Engineering program
  • Previous experience using Python, Postgres and C++
  • Exceptional academic credentials
  • Interest in trading and/or developing trading algorithms

Desired Skills

  • You enjoy learning from the markets in real-time
  • Ability to work creatively and independently to solve complex problems
  • Exceptional attention to detail and desire to understand issues deeply
  • Understand when to spend time researching a problem on your own and when to ask for help
  • Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and work ethic

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Linux
  • Postgres
  • Docker
  • Git/Bitbucket

Why Become a Cheetah?

    • Training and Development – We allocate a training budget for each team member to ensure we are striving for constant, never-ending improvement as individuals and as a team.
    • Four Weeks Vacation – Right off the bat you’ll have four weeks vacation, with an opportunity for more. Work hard, play hard.
    • Competitive Compensation –  In addition to competitive base salaries with tons of opportunity to grow with us, we offer ESOP and profit sharing.
    • Startup Culture – We are a fast paced, high growth start-up where every team member plays a fundamental role to our success. Want to create an impact and work in a rapidly growing start-up? You’ve come to the right place.

How to Apply

Want to join 7 Cheetahs?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Email your resume to careers@7cheetahs.com and tell us why we should hire you. We are always looking for great people to join our awesome team.

#207-1726 Dolphin Ave
Kelowna, BC