Quant Developer - Equity Execution - Global Blue Chip Hedge Fund (38B AUM) -New York Quant Developer - Equity Execution - Global Blue  …

Paragon Executive
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jun 19
Excellent Remuneration Packages including sign on and guaranteed bonuses as well as competitive base
Paragon Executive
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jun 19
Excellent Remuneration Packages including sign on and guaranteed bonuses as well as competitive base
Our client a leading Global Systematic Hedge Fund is now seeking to hire an experienced Quant Developer for their New York office. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Quantitative Developer with exposure in developing backtesting environments and running large scale simulation models used by trading teams.

Requirements: 

Bachelors in highly-analytical or technical field with a 3.5 GPA minimum (CS, EE, MechEng, Math, Statistics, Physics or related); Masters or PhD preferred
Demonstrated strong CS fundamentals/experience
And strong quantitative/analytical skills

Day to Day:
Develop testing environments and simulations for trading, creating long-term and scalable solutions. The types of problems the EE team works on cannot be solved solely by software - they require mathematical solutions.

Tech/Quant/Analytical Skills:
R, KDB, Python for large-scale computing (HPC & ML experience is helpful)
Strong Quantitative/Statistical skills and understanding of Probability

Industry Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Products:
Finance experience is not required, but a demonstrated interest in finance as a problem is required (this work cannot be abstracted)
Industry candidates may have experience in
- Execution
- Market Microstructure
- CRB Research

Attributes / Soft Skills / Motivation:

Strong Scientific Communication skills: must be able to understand and accurately communicate details/scope of models & formulas
Practical/commercial - not completely academic
Creative (think about edge cases, potential long-term issues, etc.)

 For a discrete conversation about this role please reach out to our Executive Search Consultant Jackie Banner

 

 Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to candidates who have had previous experience and a successful track record.

 

Jackie Banner

jbanner@paragonexecutive.com

 

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