Quantitative Strategies - Researcher

Recruiter
Anson McCade
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Expires
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Quantitative Strategies - Researcher

My client is a leading global investment firm built around world-class talent and leading-edge technology. Their funds have a long track record of delivering strong results to top-tier investors around the world.

Job Description

Quantitative Researchers work closely with other team members in a collaborative environment to develop and test highly automated quantitative trading strategies using sophisticated quantitative/statistical techniques for strategies across asset class and time horizon.

Responsibilities

  • Developing algorithms and models leading directly to trading decisions
  • Work closely with traders to develop next generation models and analytics
  • Support research and statistical analyses
  • Work closely with other researchers to develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code

Requirements

  • An advanced degree from a top university preferably in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics etc
  • Prior experience in a quantitative role within a trading environment or experience in a position applying advanced quantitative techniques to solving highly complex data intensive problems
  • Strong analytical skills; experience working with and analyzing large datasets
  • Strong mathematical and statistical modeling skills
  • Proficiency in coding, with experience using statistical packages