Junior Quant Trader

at Tibra Capital

We’re looking for candidates hungry for something different. This role is suited to recent graduates or those with 1-2 years experience. We want you!

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Open to candidates Worldwide, the Tibra graduate program in Australia is located just 1 hour south of Sydney in the beachside town of Austinmer.

Vacancies are open for February and September 2022 commencement. Make your mark with Tibra.

The role

At Tibra our graduates get exposure to the development of real world trading systems and the associated quantitative finance methods in one of the most challenging environments: proprietary trading in Financial markets.

Our full time graduate program offers candidates a unique opportunity to experience first hand the development of cutting edge proprietary trading systems, while being trained by Tibra’s best quants and developers. This program balances fundamental development and financial market theory with on-the-job training and mentoring. You will contribute to the evolution of the Tibra’s trading strategies, while building the software development skills and market insights needed for your success as a career quant.

We offer a competitive salary and attractive employee benefits. At Tibra, you will also have the opportunity to undertake extensive training and learning via our in-house Tibra University programs in addition to on-the-job training and mentoring.

Your skills

Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related subject

Development experience – preferably C++ and/or Python

Experience in data analysis a bonus but not essential

Salary

Highly Competitive

The application process

1

Apply

Submit your resume, transcripts incl. current WAM/GPA and your residency status.

2

Testing

We’ll then evaluate your cognitive and developer abilities with two rounds of testing.

3

Interview

Pass our testing and you’ll be interviewed in person or via video by the Tibra team.

4

Get hired

We’ll start arranging for your arrival (including sponsorship if you’re from overseas).

How we give back to you

Continued growth

In your first year you’ll be set up with all the skills you need to make it as a market maker. But your growth dosn’t stop there. Your second year you’ll become more familiar with complicated strategies. You’ll be mentored and have access to performance feedback and and online library of personal development tools. 

No-ego-culture

Your fellow graduates, program curator and colleagues work to a no-ego ethos. Our team is made up of smart, passionate and driven people in a relaxed and highly-inclusive working environment. Work hard, play hard!

Built-in benefits

Free breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks. Free massages at your workstation. Personal training & gym memberhip options. Lunchtime language lessons. Insurance cover and a generous leave allowance. Welcome to Tibra.

Rewarding success

We celebrate success. Your base salary is already highly competitive, plus we pay merit-based bonuses on top. There is also opportunity to travel and support charitable causes through the Tibra foundation.

Take it from the Tibra team

Connor C.

Trainee Quant Trader, joined 2020

The grad programme is a great opportunity for learning. Every day I have new things to learn and new puzzles to solve.

Adam B.

Head of Cash Trading, joined 2014

We are on a journey that will see us grow to manage institutional amounts of capital. If you’re motivated by going up against some of the biggest names in the industry and trying to solve some tough problems then Tibra is the place for you.

Yulia P.

Team Leader, Software Developer, joined 2018

Working at Tibra allows me to reach my full potential as a developer. I am fully responsible for my code and its implementation, which allows me to bring my wildest ideas to life. Tibra always supports developers in the implementation of new technologies and does not pose obstacles. Even the most daring ideas will always be heard and implemented.

Welcome to Wollongong

You will be based in beachside Austinmer – a town of Northern Wollongong just 1 hour south of Sydney. Get to know the area and fall in love with the lifestyle. We know we did. 

The lifestyle

The Wollongong region is a vibrant coastal community with an exceptional quality of living. Whether it’s the endless white-sand beaches, the lush encompassing rainforest or the laid-back yet bustling and multicultural city centre – Wollongong is a superb place to live.

There’s a lively foodie and bar scene and a thriving arts scene including live music, art and theatre.

There are parks, hiking trails, rainforests, shopping, surfing and every amenity you could ever need including public transport and quality bike paths.

Life at Tibra

The laid back lifestyle of this beautiful region permeates the social schedule at Tibra.

From a mountain biking crew, to a chess club – Tibra’s got a social space for everyone. Whether you enjoy surfing, gaming or playing music the team at Tibra have plenty of social activities to partake in.

We also run regular charity events and the occasional party where you can hang out with colleagues and have a good time.

Not an Australian resident?

We believe the best candidates are not just limited to our own backyard. If this role sounds like your calling, we want to hear from you no matter where you are. We assist with sponsorship, visas and can help to find suitable accommodation prior to your arrival.

Got what it takes?

Your career starts here. Fill in the application form including:

  • Resume (include past/expected University graduation dates)
  • University academic transcript including current WAM/GPA (can be noted on resume)
  • Residency status (can be noted on resume)

Please ensure your application and complete and accurate by double-checking your email address as this will be our primary form of contact with you.

You will then have two weeks to complete the testing.

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