New York Fund Hiring Quant Analyst New York Fund Hiring Quant Analyst …

Eka Finance
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Jul 20
Competitive
Eka Finance
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Jul 20
Competitive
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New York based global fund is hiring a quant analyst.


Role:-

 

  • Research and develop execution algorithms for US and global equities in support of quantitative research and trading 
  • Enhance and aid in the support of in-house quantitative algorithmic platform used by both discretionary and quantitative traders
  • Develop pre-trade transaction cost estimation models and help drive strategy on improvements
  • Contribute in the development of firm wide transaction costs measurement
  • Build and maintain market data and transaction databases for research and analysis
  • Stay current and report on changes in market microstructure



Requirements:-

  • Masters or PhD in Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Statistics, or other quantitative discipline
  • Outstanding financial engineering and statistical modeling skills
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience at a financial institution, building models for quantitative trading strategies or algorithmic trading
  • Experience with Python, C++ and SQL 
  • Experience with KDB and Linux are a plus
  • Experience working with large datasets 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of US equity market microstructure
  • Knowledge of international equity markets and non-equity markets are a plus
  • Sense of ownership of his/her work, working well both independently and within a small collaborative team


Apply:-
Please contact Sara Hunter at quants@ekafinance.com

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