Update: I told bbg (Karin?) and Trex interviewers that domain isn’t a big concern to me. Even a back office IT role can turn out to be better.
… are the 3 big directions for trySomethingNew. I’m cautious about each.
quantDev (not pure quant) — low demand; poor market depth; unable to find another job; least jobs and only in banks. CVA is not really quant dev, based on what I gathered. See also %% poor accu ] quantDev
algoTrading — perhaps I should try java and medium frequency?
bigData — no consolidation; questionable accumulation and value-creation