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Quantitative Trading Strategist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 9784
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 12/01/2018
Quantitative Trading Strategist | Front Office Quant | New York 

A tier one hedge fund located in the NYC area is looking to expand its quantitative strategies team. The team is small at the moment, but is responsible for a substantial amount of capital ($1B +). As such, they are looking for qualified quantitative researchers to develop and strategize various equity derivative strategies directly related to hedging of the funds main book.

Responsibilities will include:

- Quantitative research on trading strategies including factor modeling, smart beta analysis, and alpha research
- Broad exposure to quantitative and systematic trading strategies and the development process
- Working alongside a dynamic team that strives towards creating innovate strategies in the equity, futures and ETF markets
- Direct exposure to a massive amount of PnL

The ideal candidate should possess:

- Masters degree from a top tier university (PhD preferred)
- 3+ years of experience in quantitative research or trading strategy development
- Strong programming skills (C++ / Matlab)
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Compensation is very competitive, with a base + bonus structure

Visa sponsorship is available.
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