Head of Research

VeloQuant is an exciting and innovative company specializing in the development of trading algorithms and ultra-fast trade execution in the field of High Frequency Trading (HFT). The company uses Financial Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Advanced Statistical Models and Proprietary Trading Techniques. VeloQuant operates successfully and consistently in sophisticated financial markets. Our top talented team is committed to end-to-end innovation, from trading idea, to top-notch research and high quality development of trading systems.


  • Set data technology directions (AI, ML, Deep Learning) and integrate into company processes.
  • Build and grow a top talented team of algorithm engineers and data scientists.
  • Fully hands-on.
  • Set vision and strategy driven by market value.
  • Lead and own all analytic and algorithmic deliverables of research team.
  • Cooperate with development and operations to deliver practical products\strategies\processes that maximize data driven impact.
  • Develop long term research road-map focused on generating innovations to solve technical challenges and critical business needs.


• Phd / Msc in Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics or related field
• At least 6 years of experience
• Proficient in MatLab / R / Python
• Programming skills in C++ / C
• Experience in leading research/algorithm teams
• Highly independent
• Vast experience as data scientist
• Knowledge in machine learning/deep learning/financial algorithms/statistical algorithms/pattern recognition or related fields
• Experience in low latency sensitive algorithms – Advantage
• Financial world experience – Advantage