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Quantitative Researcher, Alternative Research Role

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$450000 per year
  • Job reference: 252021/037_1568240489
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 11/09/2019

An emerging pure quantitative hedge fund is looking to continue expanding their group. You will work closely alongside the CTO and other quantitative researchers as you continue to build upon their sophisticated tech infrastructure to develop new alpha strategies. The team has worked tirelessly to develop uncorrelated futures strategies across equity index, commodities and fx, and are looking to add a researcher who can bring their coding and modeling expertise. The ideal candidate is a proficient in Python and/or C++, has strong mathematical skills and can run the entire life cycle of their research.

You will contribute to this collaborative team environment and contribute to the overall group through nuanced research and tackling some of the most interesting problems encountered in finance. You should be someone who can generate new ideas through conventional and alternative data sources and prosper in an environment that rewards intellectual curiosity.

Requirements:

-1+ years of experience in at a reputable quantitative role

-Bachelor's degree or above from a top university

-Strong coding skill set, preferably Python and/or C++

-Strong mathematical modeling skills

-Ability to convey complex research ideas to others

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