Company

Alphataraxia Management (ATX) is a fast-growing quantitative investment management group with offices in both Washington, DC and Newport Beach, CA. We specialize in wholesale electricity markets, where extreme volatility is the norm and the marketplace is constantly evolving, presenting new opportunities for growth and insight. We are currently one of the top participants in the power markets and are looking for hard-working candidates with genuine enthusiasm for solving complex problems to join our collaborative and high-caliber team.

Job description

We are looking for motivated seniors and master's students graduating in the winter of 2022 or spring of 2023 to join us full-time. This role will involve a tremendous amount of learning about the complexities of the energy landscape. You will also gain exposure to elements of data science, software engineering, portfolio management, and risk mitigation. Our extensive on-the-job training and mentoring will prepare you to be successful at our firm.

Applicant requirements

  • Be comfortable with numbers and rigorous quantitative analysis
  • Derive a high level of satisfaction from solving challenging problems
  • Enjoy doing something new and slightly different almost every day
  • Be relatively independent and self-motivated
  • Be familiar with basic coding concepts such as those taught in an intro computer science class
  • Enjoy working in a respectful and collaborative team environment

A little more about us

  • We play with vast amounts of data and turn our findings into actionable trading decisions.
  • We try to explain how things work both fundamentally and quantitatively.
  • We build all our own proprietary tools, enabling us to prototype, iterate quickly, and pivot when necessary.
  • We automate as many redundant processes as possible to maximize time spent on analysis.
  • We move quickly with minimal bureaucracy and a high level of ownership.
  • We have a team-first mindset, and focus on developing our team members.
  • We believe strongly in the value of maintaining a variety of perspectives and experiences within our team.
  • We work in a collaborative, casual environment, yet also expect high throughput from each member of our team.
  • We pride ourselves on our openness, transparency, and horizontal structure--across the firm, we all work closely together to tackle difficult problems.

Benefits

We strive to offer best-in-class compensation and benefits alongside an unrivaled work-life balance.

  • $100,000 annual salary
  • Annual discretionary bonus / signing bonus
  • 19 paid vacation days + 7 paid federal holidays
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision insurance (including HSA option) with no monthly premiums for best-in-class platinum individual plan
  • 401k match -- 100% company matching on the first 4% of deferrals with immediate vesting
  • Annual firmwide weeklong summit
  • Hybrid remote work environment -- most of the year we are in the office Tuesday to Thursday with remote flexibility Monday and Friday
  • Flexible remote work months -- fully remote option for the month of July and between Thanksgiving and New Years
  • Casual environment (informal attire)
  • Snacks and unlimited coffee in the office
  • Firm sponsored social events including happy hours, lunches, book club, and more!

Application

We want to find the right people for the right seats. If you could see yourself excelling in this position, we encourage you to apply.

Please also submit any undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

We will read all Cover Letters submitted, but they are not required. Please email careers [@] alphataraxia.com with optional Cover Letters, any additional materials, or questions.

Please note that we can only extend offers to students that are authorized to work in the US; we are unable to sponsor OPT or H-1B applications.