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Quantitative Researcher, Alternative Research Role

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$450000 per year
  • Job reference: 252021/032_1558476424
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 21/05/2019

My client, an emerging NYC hedge fund, is actively looking to add a quantitative researcher. The team recently brought on a new CTO, is building out an office in downtown Manhattan and is in the process of building out a cutting edge cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate is a strong programmer in Python and/or C++, has strong analytic and quantitative skills and can run the entire life cycle of their research.

The firm is focused within future strategies across equity, fx and commodities. They are looking for someone who can contribute to this collaborative team environment and run the entire life cycle of their research. Someone who can generate new ideas through conventional and alternative data sources, as well as employ machine learning technique in their investment strategy is a plus.


-Quantitative/ Background

-Degree from a top university

-Complete fluency in Python and/or C++

-Strong communication skills

Looked at favorably:

-Experience building out C++ libraries

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