Equity Quantitative Researcher

  • USD150000 - USD250000 per year
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 14 Sep 18

Equity Quant Researcher

Equity Quantitative Researcher


Our client is a hedge fund in NYC with $15bn in AUM. They are looking to expand their quant team with a quantitative researcher focusing on alpha research, data science, and systematic strategy development for US cash equities. The team is nimble with 5 researchers focused on mid horizon holding periods. As part of the team, you will be responsible for research and development of new investment ideas, working with alternative data, find new trading signals, portfolio construction, trading/execution, and transaction cost analysis. It's a full cycle role where you'll be expected to contribute across the board in a youthful, highly collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment.

Requirements:

  • 2-6 years of experience working with cash equities

  • Strong research capabilities

  • Exceptional statistical modeling skills in Python or R

  • Ability to work within a team and independently

  • Advanced degree in a computational field (physics, mathematics, econometrics, computer science, etc)

  • Desire to produce profitable and innovative trading strategies

  • Fundamental and Quantitative analytical skills (strong understanding of fundamental factors and corporate finance)