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Senior Business Analyst in New York, NY, Cubist Systematic Strategies

Cubist Systematic Strategies
Job title:
Senior Business Analyst
New York, NY
Job description:
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to talent@cubistsystematic.com.


The Cubist Business team manages all aspects of onboarding new quant trading teams and deployments of new trading strategies. The team also represents all Cubist Portfolio Managers (PMs) with external counterparties and is responsible for rates negotiations, and, quant research and trading relationship management. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete project lifecycle management shortening new PM Teams’ time to market
  • Design PM research and trading solutions that adhere to firm standards
  • Educate PM Teams on Point72 operating procedures and technology integration
  • Lead new strategy rollout projects working internally with Point72 Technology, Operations, Legal, Compliance and Risk groups, and externally with Brokers, Exchanges and Vendors.
  • Provide day-to-day support for various operational procedures such as broker data management, compliance monitoring, trading, and business continuity.
The person in this role must have a strong technical background as well strong project management skills and experience with day-to-day trading operations. He/she should have a good understanding of global market structure and electronic trading systems and have familiarity with trading rules and regulations. In addition to strong technical skills, the candidate must have excellent communication/interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member or independently and to work with external and internal counter parties. Familiarity with research and market data sources is a strong plus.

Job Requirements:

- This is a highly selective position. The ideal candidates will have a strong combination of software development skills, expertise in project management, and finance background.

- A BS or MS in finance, statistics, math, and engineering or computer science is strongly desired along with preferably 5 years of relevant work experience.

- Must have the ability to independently manage multiple long-term and short-term projects under very tight project deadlines.

- Strong written and oral communication skills

- Working experience of one of the Linux/Unix scripts. Perl, bash, and etc.

- Working experience with Linux/Windows Operating Systems and distributed storage solutions preferred. Familiarity with industry standards of server and storage hardware preferred.

- Working experience of either C++, C#, or Java programming

- Strong knowledge of SQL. Additional experience with database design is a plus.

- Our trading focuses on systematic trading in liquid instruments (to wit: global equities, futures and FX). Candidates with specific work experience and knowledge of market regulations in these areas will be strongly preferred.​