Senior Quantitative Researcher / Vice President of Research

  • Competitive
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • WorldQuant LLC
  • 08 Sep 17

Our research subsidiary in Taipei is seeking mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering majors with experience in one of following asset classes: Futures, Currencies, Commodities, or Global Macro for a senior quantitative researcher / vice president of research position involving the creation of computer-based models that seek to predict the movements of worldwide financial markets.

WorldQuant is a quantitative asset management firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees globally. We develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process.

Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following):

Our research subsidiary in Taipei is seeking mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering majors with experience in one of following asset classes: Futures, Currencies, Commodities, or Global Macro for a senior quantitative researcher / vice president of research position involving the creation of computer-based models that seek to predict the movements of worldwide financial markets.

We offer outstanding career opportunities, which include:

§  Competitive financial rewards, based on performance and position

§  Friendly and collegial working environmen

§  Opportunity to learn from investment experts 

Job Qualifications:

§  Have 1 or more years of experience in one of the following asset classes: Futures, Currencies, Commodities, or Global Macro

§  Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a leading university and B.S. degree from a top university in Taiwan, US, (or from other leading universities around the world) in a highly analytical field, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Financial Engineering or any other related field that is highly analytical and quantitative

§  Have a research scientist mind-set, i.e., be a deep thinker, creative, persevering, smart, and a self-starter, etc.

§  Be competent in a programming language (C++ or C)

§  Possess good English language skills

§  Possess a relentless drive to succeed, supplemented by a strong work ethic

Position based in Taipei                                                                 

Interested and qualified candidates please email your current CV (or any questions) in ENGLISH and local language to WQTaiwanjobs@worldquant.com.

WorldQuant is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital status, citizenship, national origin, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.