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Equity Quantitative Researcher

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $150000 - $200000 per annum
  • Job reference: EQ
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 31/07/2017
Equity Quantitative Researcher

My client is a $10bn asset manager located in New York. They have been rapidly growing their AUM and are currently in a high growth phase. They are looking to expand their front office with a senior equity quantitative researcher to conduct alpha signal research and strategy development.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Quantitative research on large data sets to develop alpha signals 
  • Developing from scratch innovative trading strategies
  • Run strategies in live book with consistent optimization and portfolio monitoring
  • Discovery of alpha signals in the equity markets
  • Asset pricing on equities to build fundamental models alongside quantitative signals
Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience in quantitative research, ideally on the buy side
  • Experience with quantitative and fundamental signals
  • Strong programming skills in Python, Matlab, R
  • PhD in Finance from top tier university
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
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