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Alpha Researcher

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $150000 - $200000 per annum
  • Job reference: AC10062017
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 06/10/2017
Alpha Researcher

Our client, a quantitative hedge fund, located in downtown Chicago is looking to add an Alpha Researcher to their growing team. The firm runs multiple strategies with a focus on equities and has a global scope. They are looking to grow their quantitative research team by adding an experienced alpha researcher. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with industry experience that is looking to work on a collaborative with some of the strongest professionals on the market.

Job Requirements
  • Advanced degree in Financial engineering, mathematics, statistics or related field
  • At least 2 years experience in the financial services industry, ideally with a hedge fund, asset management or investment bank
  • Strong knowledge of the US & International Equity markets (the firm works across all sectors)
  • Strong programming experience in one of the following languages: Python, C, C++, R
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, and the desire to work in a collaborative environment
  • Experience implementing Machine Learning techniques would be a plus but are not required for this position
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