Quantitative Strategies – Researcher

  • Market leading salary with direct performance driven bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Anson McCade
  • 11 Dec 17 2017-12-11

My client is a leading global investment firm built around world-class talent and leading-edge technology. Their funds have a long track record of delivering strong results to top-tier investors around the world.

Quantitative Strategies – Researcher

 

My client is a leading global investment firm built around world-class talent and leading-edge technology. Their funds have a long track record of delivering strong results to top-tier investors around the world.

 

Job Description

 

Quantitative Researchers work closely with other team members in a collaborative environment to develop and test highly automated quantitative trading strategies using sophisticated quantitative/statistical techniques for strategies across asset class and time horizon.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Developing algorithms and models leading directly to trading decisions
  • Work closely with traders to develop next generation models and analytics
  • Support research and statistical analyses
  • Work closely with other researchers to develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code

 

Requirements

 

  • An advanced degree from a top university preferably in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics etc
  • Prior experience in a quantitative role within a trading environment or experience in a position applying advanced quantitative techniques to solving highly complex data intensive problems
  • Strong analytical skills; experience working with and analyzing large datasets
  • Strong mathematical and statistical modeling skills
  • Proficiency in coding, with experience using statistical packages