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Senior Quantitative Research Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: BH 11/07/2017
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 22/11/2017
 
Senior Quantitative Research Specialist

 An up and coming start-up prop-trading firm, located in Chicago, is looking to add a Quantitative Researcher to its experienced quantitative team. The team is looking for an individual with excellent quantitative problem-solving skills and the desire to work with a growing team.

 Job Requirements:
  • In the role of a Quantitative Researcher,  the successful candidate will be required to research, analyze and compute trading conditions and market data
  • This position will also need to test a variety of new trading signals while improving existing strategies
  • You will be tasked with developing and implementing quantitative modeling methods to predict risk
  • Individual will be required to develop analytical tools to review trade data and enhance trading execution
 
Qualifications:
  • An advanced degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or statistics
  • 2-year industry experience with analyzing large data-sets and probability
  • Must have industry experience with financial modeling
  • Proficient with programming in Python and R
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an eagerness to solve challenging problems
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
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