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Long/Short Equity Quant Researcher (NLP)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: £185000 - £350000 per year
  • Job reference: 194841/004_1551476513
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 01/03/2019

My client is a multi-billion AUM hedge fund that has consistently delivered positive returns over the last several years. As a result, they are diversifying their current suite of quant strategies by further scaling their long/short equity business. The research team is incorporating Natural Language Processing (NLP) to scrape and parse corporate filings to generate alpha signals.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop and back-test long/short equity trading strategies and multi-factor models
  • Incorporate the latest machine learning techniques in order to generate quant equity signals
  • Utilizing Natural Language Processing and textual analysis on accounting based financial data sets
  • Liaise internally with the Head of Trading and Founder of the firm in order to implement systematic equity quant strategies

Requirements:

  • PhD or Master's degree in finance/Economics is preferred
  • Proficient coding ability in Python, C++
  • 3 - 8 years of prior experience as an equity quant researcher
  • Experience in NLP and textual analysis is a plus
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