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Quant Researcher for Systematic Hedge Fund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: SJ - 0801 - SAVI
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Buy Side, Asset Management, Selby Jennings, Quantitative Finance
  • Date posted: 08/01/2018
Quant Researcher for Systematic Hedge Fund

Selby Jennings is working with a leading Systematic Hedge Fund that is looking to expand its quant team which is well-established, clearly punching above its weight and developing great technologies. 

The role would suit a quant researcher that has some experience with researching signals. This position will allow the candidate to have more responsibilities in a collaborative environment and working along some bright leaders in the field. 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for researching quant strategies

  • Improving the in-house models

  • Reporting into the quant trading desk to imrpove the models  

  • Improving stress test scenarios


Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in a quant researcher position with a leading financial house

  • Experience in Fixed Income, FX, equity or commodities

  • Strong academic background in mathematics, financial engineering or statistics – PhD preferred

  • Proficiency with programming languages: R, Matlab, Python, C++…

  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently

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

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