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Global Macro Quant Strategist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: WH2018
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Buy Side, Quantitative Finance, Private equity, Research and Strategy, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 25/05/2018
Global Macro Quant Strategist

A $1bbn systematic equity hedge fund in New York is looking to add a senior quantitative strategist to their dynamic research team. This person should ideally have experience researching and developing medium frequency or intraday quantitative equity trading strategies. Experience in optimization and researching best execution methods is also a huge plus.

This fund has been around for 2+ years and is fully quantitative in their investment approach. The research team is flat-structured, highly collaborative, and due to recent success, has a mandate to hire new members. This person will work directly with the founder and head allowing you to leave a great impact on the business.


 Responsibilities:
  • Help drive and deliver on the team’s growing research agenda.
  • Alpha idea generation, backtesting and implementation
  • Improvement of existing strategies and portfolio optimization
  • Analyze and develop innovative systematic trading strategies using object oriented programming languages
 
Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience working in the global macro space
  • Programming knowledge in object oriented languages and statistical analysis programs
  • PhD degree in a computational field (Math, Statistics, Quantitative Finance, Engineering, Physics, ect)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
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