Director of Trading Strategy (Quantitative Trader)
As the Director of Trading Strategy on the Inventory Team, you’ll be a trusted thought partner - making an impact by supporting the organization with sound operational & financial decision making. Reporting directly to the VP of Inventory, you’ll own the short term decision making & long term planning of the trading strategies implemented at SeatGeek.

You are an experienced trader looking to merge your passion for live events and entertainment with their financial acumen in order to make a big impact for SeatGeek partners and clients. You must have a love of sports and music and have the ability to adapt in a flowing team environment. In addition to possessing the financial mind needed to execute on the day-to-day, you will need to demonstrate a creative approach in the development of proprietary tools.

What You'll Do

  • Manage portfolios across multiple markets
  • Develop and implement portfolio/risk management strategies
  • Work closely with our data scientists to develop and enhance our algorithms and statistical models
  • Help build quantitative tools to analyze portfolio exposures and risk-factors
  • Prepare and transmit reports to key personnel and clients
  • Develop creative ways to limit the risk and overall volatility of client accounts

What You Have

  • Experience performing transactions of equities or derivatives at a hedge fund, bank, or proprietary trading firm
  • Fluency in SQL, Python, and R
  • In-depth understanding of derivative pricing and asset valuation models
  • Understanding of risk factors that promote portfolio performance
  • Exceptional quantitative, logical reasoning, and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively while enhancing client and partner relationships
  • Passion for sports, music, and live events in general
  • BS/MS/PhD in quantitative field – Physics, Math, Statistics, Engineering

Perks

  • A competitive base salary and equity stake in a well-funded growth stage company
  • A laid-back, fun workplace designed to facilitate collaboration and company wide events
  • $120/mo to spend on live events tickets
  • A superb benefits package that supports health/dental/vision
  • A focus on transparency. We have regular team lunches and Q&A panels where employees can chat openly with teams across SeatGeek, our co-founders, and external guests from the industry
  • Annual subscriptions to Citibike, Spotify, and meditation services
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