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Quantitative Microstructure Researcher

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$20000 - US$500000 per year
  • Job reference: 219183/001_1557500526
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 10/05/2019

A major quant hedge fund ($10bb+ AUM) is actively building their Algo Trading Research team that analyzes and optimizes global trading flow for best execution. They are actively seeking an experienced Algo Researcher to join the group. This person will be responsible for conducting microstructure research and designing state-of-the-art proprietary algorithms with the support of a world-class technology team.

This team has a clear mission to grow and become a more integral part of the business moving forward. All early hires will have transparent opportunity to hire and grow their own desks in the future.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research design execution algorithms

  • Generate actionable research mandates with the rest of the team

  • Interface with Traders and technologists on a daily basis

  • Develop and maintain an expert level of knowledge in the areas of equity microstructure and TCA.

  • Provide thought leadership to drive research and technology agenda forward.


  • Advanced degree in a quantitative subject matter

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Execution Research or HFT (Microstructure research background)

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Excellent programming skills (C++ or Python)

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning techniques

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