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PhD Quantitative Researcher-High Frequency

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $100000 - $150000 per annum
  • Job reference: BH 11/06/2017
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 15/11/2017
Ph.D. Quantitative Researcher - High Frequency


Our client a leading proprietary trading firm, located in downtown Chicago, is looking to add a Quantitative Researcher to its strategy research team. The team is looking for an individual with excellent problem-solving skills and the desire to work with a collaborative and growing team. This position will provide the opportunity to work alongside the industries top Researchers, Engineers and Traders. 

Job Requirements:
  • PhD. in mathematics, statistics, physics or related fields
  • Strong programming background, specific to  C++ and C
  • Experience working with machine learning techniques is a bonus but not mandatory
  • Ability to demonstrate strong problem solving and math skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced & developing environment
  • Strong communication skills, written & verbal
  • Prior industry experience is a bonus, however not required. 
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