Data Scientist/Quant Alpha Researcher - NYC based Data Scientist/Quant Alpha Researcher - NYC based …

Anson McCade
in Manhattan, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Mar 21
GBP100000 - GBP150000 per annum + perfomance based bonus
Anson McCade
in Manhattan, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Mar 21
GBP100000 - GBP150000 per annum + perfomance based bonus
Anson McCade
Great opportunity for an experienced quant researcher/data scientist to join an expanding systematic data team at a tier 1 hedge fund.

Data Scientist

NY based

Job Description

Our client is building a world class systematic data platform which will power the next generation of their systematic portfolio engines. The systematic data group is looking for a Data Scientist to join their growing team. The team consists of content specialists, data scientists, analysts and engineers who are responsible for discovering, maintaining and analyzing sources of alpha for their portfolio managers.

This is an opportunity for individuals who are passionate about quantitative investing. The role builds on individual's knowledge and skills in four key areas of quantitative investing: data, statistics, technology and financial markets.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Research potential alpha sources, and present to portfolio managers and quantitative analysts
  • Utilize and maintain world-class data processing and transformation engines
  • Build technology tools to acquire and tag datasets
  • Engage with vendors, brokers to understand characteristics of datasets
  • Interact with portfolio managers and quantitative analysts to understand their use cases and recommend datasets to help maximize their profitability
  • Analyze datasets to generate key descriptive statistics

Requirements:

  • D. or Masters in computer science, mathematics, statistics or other field requiring quantitative analysis
  • 3 + years of financial industry experience preferred
  • Programming expertise in Python, C++, Java or C#
  • Programming skills in SQL, PL-SQL or T-SQL
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
Company Overview

About Us

Anson McCade is a specialist recruitment agency headquartered in London, with further offices in Belfast, Paris & Sydney. Operating internationally, we provide high-end, niche executive search and recruitment services within our chosen markets on a contingency or search basis.  Founded at the turn of the millennium, for 20 years and counting we have specialised in connecting the most sought after talent with our industry leading clients across the IT and Capital Markets sectors. Within these sectors we work across four main verticals; quantitative research trading & risk, digital & analytics, information technology & security, and business change, transformation & strategy.

In an ever changing business and technological landscape, the need for exceptional, agile talent is crucial to almost every organisation’s success over the long term. We target the highest calibre, most relevant individuals possible for each mandate we undertake, achieving this through a consultative, research focused approach to networking, this in addition to access to a substantial range of resources, both in-house and on-line. Our consistent success in doing so over the years has resulted in an impressive portfolio of high-end, blue chip and boutique clients, many of whom we have worked with continuously as a premier recruitment partner for over a decade.

Anson McCade has been recognised as being instrumental in the growth of some of the world’s leading organisations and most innovative start-ups. Our consultants are industry experts who understand the challenges that many organisations face in today’s frenetic and unpredictable technical and business climate, as well as the diversity, skills matrix variance and mix of ambitions and expectations of the candidates we work with.

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