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Quantitative Researcher - Hedge Fund

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: US$135000 - US$175000 per year
  • Job reference: 225941/016_1559224391
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 30/05/2019

Our client, a well-regarded quantitative hedge fund in the Bay Area, is looking to grow their Quantitative Research team. If you are interested in joining a rapidly growing company and working in a highly collaborative team, this could be a great opportunity for you!

In this role, you will be an integral member of the quantitative research team. You will use a variety of different methods and predictive models to contribute to the firm's trading strategies.


  • Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field (Ph.D. degree preferred)

  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g., machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP)

  • Prior experience working in a data-driven research environment

  • Strong programming experience in Python, R, or similar languages

  • Independent research experience (ideally with a publication record)

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment

  • Excellent analytic skills, with strong attention to detail

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