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Quantitative Researcher

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

Quantitative Researcher

London Based

 

Our client is a leading hedge fund, looking for researchers to help develop new and innovative Quantitative trading strategies. They are primarily looking to expand out there pre-existing Discretionary Macro trading team. This fund provides the opportunity to work as part of a small, expert team – with great prospects for future career progression, offering the potential to claim ownership over your own strategies performance. They are looking primarily for junior-mid level Quantitative researchers, who have a strong interest in developing their own series of discretionary trading strategies.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Researching new trading strategies, as well as building out new components for future trades and simulations
  • Increasing the automation and strength of pre-existing infrastructure: including Alpha generation and back-testing
  • Working with large datasets and constructing concise storage schemes
  • Researching and carrying out strategic performance analytics

 

 

Required skills and experience:

 

  • Quantitative background - includes Masters and PhD’s in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science and Physics.
  • Experience in researching Rates/FX trading strategies
  • Programming proficiency with at least one major programming or scripting language such as Python
  • Strong communication skills: the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English – and ability to work with colleague across multiple regions
  • 2-5 years experience in developing strategies within previous job roles, or in working closely with other Quantitative researchers and/or Portfolio managers.

 

 

Desirable skills and experience:

 

  • Experienced in developing or assisting in the implementation or execution of systematic strategies
  • Experience with more than one major coding language, for example C++ and Python

 

 

 

 

 

If you are interested in this specific role, this particular client, or would like to have a brief introductory conversation to discuss what roles you are currently looking for, aswell as what other roles we are currently working on here at Anson McCade please email your CV to: louis.magnani@ansonmccade.com or call: 020 7780 6700

 

Reference: AMC*LM* LDN. To apply for this vacancy: email Louis Magnani

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