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Quantitative Researcher, NLP Focus

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$200000 per year
  • Job reference: 245101/037_1558043943
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 16/05/2019

The Quantitative Research Team is a branch of their Active Investment Group. The team works on an active trading floor alongside portfolio managers and traders. Team members provide investment solutions through a variety of quantitative and analytic methods, and offers nuanced approaches through the use of Big Data and Machine Learning.

The team is currently looking for a highly driven individual who can further add value to this intellectual community. They will be able to engage in financial problem solving through quantitative analysis and build upon investment strategies with Big Data and Machine Learning techniques. This role offers high visibility within the company and gives the opportunity to be part of senior level meetings that will have an impact on the company's legacy and success.


  • Work on projects with the support of senior level researchers aimed at generating new insight and solutions to improve investment strategy.
  • Incorporate machine learning techniques into their investment research
  • Provide deeper analysis of preexisting strategies which can be used to further enhance newer initiatives.
  • Exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills. You must be able to collaborate with others and covey your research to senior members of the team.


  • Advanced Degree (Analytic degrees such as Financial Engineering viewed favorably)
  • Strong knowledge of machine learning and models
  • Proficiency in R/Python
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
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