Machine Learning Quant

  • £175k - 200k per year + competitive bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GQR Global Markets
  • 19 Aug 16

In seeking to be the outright number player in the market they would like a talented machine learning or data mining quant. They want someone who understands these areas and can work with complex data sets and algorithms.

JOB DESCRIPTION

By using the most sophisticated and cutting edge methods this institution has earned its reputation as a leader and pioneer in quantitative analytics and trading. The level of cutting edge abilities in terms of data mining, machine learning and analytical research is instrumental to improving cross asset focuses within the bank’s front office. In seeking to be the outright number player in the market they would like a talented machine learning or data mining quant. They want someone who understands these areas and can work with complex data sets and algorithms.

Responsibilities include using large data sets to improve trading, quantitative research and data mining. This position will require excellent communication skills as they interact with both front office quants and traders alike. This is a very trading facing role and one that will impact the business progressively.

Location:  New York, USA

The Role:

  • A front office data mining quant that will use large data sets, pattern recognition methods and statistical methods.
  • Working across all front office asset classes
  • As a newly established team this allows the specialist to choose projects to work on and the freedom to specialize.
  • Due to the close daily interaction with multiple quant teams and traders this requires a macro view and excellent research abilities.

 

Requirements:

  • An expert within Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, or data-mining.
  • Will consider those from both financial and non-financial backgrounds, whether this is web design, research labs, software houses or gaming companies etc.
  • A get up and go attitude and drive – its imperative you have the determination to function with vigor and energy.
  • Immediate projects with huge exposure to cutting edge technologies and interaction with the business.
  • The ability to transition between quantitative research and machine learning projects.
  • Excellent communication skills and a work ethic that thrives both independently and within a team.

In return they are offering:

  • A huge opportunity to attain significant progression within a top ranked bank & expanding quantitative team.
  • Very hands on role with the opportunity to make an important contribution.
  • Work with cutting edge methods alongside some of the best traders & quants in a complex front office business.
  • A long term career as part of a progressive desk that allows you to grow your areas of specialism and takes on huge expansion plans for their systems outright.

This is an immediate hire, interviews are to begin soon and early application is advised. GQR also welcomes tentative enquiries from suitably qualified individuals.

Confidentiality and utmost discretion is 100% assured.