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LONDON: Systematic Quant Researcher

Location: United Kingdom (London, City of) Type: Permanent

LONDON: Systematic Quant Researcher

 

My client is a leading premier investment firm in the industry. They currently deploy systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchanges. They engage in rigorous research into a vast range of market anomalies, fuelled by our unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.

 

Job Description

 

  • Researchers are responsible for engaging in quantitative finance research with a heavy focus on statistical and predictive models
  • They are expected to manage all areas of the research process including methodology selection, data collection and analysis, testing, prototyping, back-testing and performance monitoring
  • You could be coming from a similar background at another firm, directly from academia or from a related field
  • The most successful team members combine strong technical ability with a passion for problem-solving and intense interest in financial markets to provide high quality research for the business

 

 

Skills and Qualifications

 

  • MS or PhD candidates in finance, computer science, mathematics, physics, or other quantitative discipline
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research utilizing large data sets
  • Prior experience developing, researching, or implementing quantitative models for equities, futures, and/or FX, either at a firm or independently
  • Programming in any of the following: C++, Java, C#, MATLAB, R, Python, or Perl
  • Detail-oriented
  • Willing to take ownership of his/her work, working both independently and within a small team

 

 

If interested please send CV to Amita.Patel@AnsonMcAde.com or alternatively, call 020 7780 6700 for more information.

 

Reference: AMC*APA/SYSQR. To apply for this vacancy: email Amita Patel

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