Systematic Quant Researcher

Recruiter
Anson McCade
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
29 Sep 2022
Closes
18 Oct 2022
Ref
17105185
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
This is the opportunity to join a small team and work alongside highly profitable Portfolio Managers and with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Team members combine strong technical skills and a passion for problem solving with an intense curiosity about financial markets and human behaviour. Researchers work on the full lifecycles of strategy development, including analysis, testing, prototyping, back-testing, and performance monitoring.

Role:
  • Research and implement various trading strategies
  • Identify new trading opportunities by using statistical methods and analysing large data sets
  • Ensure that all data and related processes are prepared and check over strategies that have been implemented as well as tracking their behaviour
  • Work closely with other researchers to develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code

Ideal Candidate
  • Experience of researching, or implementing quantitative models for equities, futures, and/or FX,
  • Masters or PhD in Maths, Stats, Physics, Computer Science, or other quantitative discipline
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research utilizing large data sets
  • Programming in any of the following: C++, Java, C#, MATLAB, R, Python, or Perl
  • Detail-oriented
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