Want to secure a Quant or Trader’s job? Following are the areas that you should focus on to get your dream job.
1) Equity Derivatives/Options
Derivatives are highly traded instruments. Knowledge of option pricing models, greeks, volatility, hedging, and various option strategies are a must.
Sound programming skills are required for backtesting, writing low latency and super-efficient codes.
3) Statistics & Probability
Probability and statistics form a key part of trading. Basic statistics, time series, multivariate analysis etc. is used for formulating strategies, and risk-management.
4) Markets and the Economy
Good knowledge of how markets and economy work.
5) Numerical & Brain Teasers
Numerical and thinking questions test the ability to work out the answer with sound reasoning.
6) Question about You
These are asked to determine if you are a good fit for the job.
7) Job Awareness Questions
Job Awareness questions evaluate your understanding of the job profile.