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Equities Quant Researcher - AltData

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$200000 - US$1000000 per year
  • Job reference: 323561/001_1559321045
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 31/05/2019

Our client is a systematic trading fund looking for an Equities Quant Researcher that specifically has exposure to alternative data research. The position they are looking to fill is most suited to individuals who are looking to pursue a career in Equity Analytics and Portfolio Management working directly alongside senior PM's alike. Taking alternative data and creating signals, models specific for sectors and larger models across sectors is key. Having worked with over 20 alternative datasets is a prerequisite. Web scraping is also a key element to the role.

Candidates should possess:

- PhD in a computational field, ideally

- 4+ years of relevant work experience as a front office desk quant within equities. Preferable experience working on the buy side

- Strong programming skills (Python).

- Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think outside of the box

- Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think outside of the box

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