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Quant Researcher for $80 billion Hedge Fund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits: Leading competitive package
  • Job reference: SJ - 0112 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 01/12/2017
Quant Researcher for $80 billion hedge fund 

Selby Jennings is working with a leading asset manager in London. The client is expanding its quant team as they have been growing their AUM swiftly over the last three years. This is a great opportunity to join one of the best performing funds of the year.

This position would suit a quant researcher that is looking to join

You will be responsible for:

  • Build tools and analytics to help identify opportunities and minimise risk

  • Analysing data sets for trading signals which are low frequency


  • Contribute to building new research to sustain idea generation


  • Researching alpha signals  

  • Communicating and reporting to the portfolio managers to determine new strategies and signals

You will demonstrate the following:

  • Strong academic background in quantitative discipline –Phd and CFA preferred


  • 3-5 years’ experience in Fixed Income, equity, interest rate Quant research

  • First class understanding of asset classes and quant trends in global and emerging markets

  • Thought leadership

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

Interviews are taking place at short notice. Applicants should promptly register their interest directly to quantsEMEA(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com

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