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Quant Researcher

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

Quant Researcher

 

My client is considered one of the world’s best investment firms, using systematic strategies powered by the highest quality infrastructure. Functioning across multiple asset classes this firm employs rigorous research into finding market anomalies using a wide range of data sources,

 

My client is searching for a specialist in either liquid futures or equities to join the team, and take on substantial responsibility. Candidates will be responsible for independently producing quantitative research with a focus on statistical driven predictive models. Successful candidates will be responsible for the entire research process, from methodology through to back testing and performance monitoring.

 

 

Overview of Position:

 

  • Research and implement strategies within the firm’s automated trading framework.
  • Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical methods to identify trading opportunities.
  • Develop a strong understanding of market structure of various exchanges and asset classes.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • MS or PhD candidates in a quantitative field, such as computer science, physics, finance or mathematics.
  • Programming proficiency with at least one major programming or scripting language (e.g. C++, Java, Python).
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research using large data sets.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Takes pride in their work both individually and in a small team.
  • Prior experience developing/researching/implementing quantitative models at a competitive firm or individually.

 

Reference: amo/gco/qr1. To apply for this vacancy: email Guy Coulton

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