Quantitative Researcher - $1Bln Early Stage Fund Quantitative Researcher - $1Bln Early Stage Fund …

Capital Markets Executive Search
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Feb 20
Competitive + Bonus
Capital Markets Executive Search
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Feb 20
Competitive + Bonus
Our client, a leading London based Quant fund are looking to hire a Quant Researcher to join their newly formed collaborative research team.

As a quantitative analyst you would be responsible for researching and implementing alpha generating, risk and trading models.  This is a hands-on role responsible for creating and optimising new quantitative systematic portfolio models.  You will also be tasked with creating a research agenda and back testing/researching ideas across all elements of the investment process.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Develop trading hypotheses;
  • Write simulation / back-testing code;
  • Formulate creative and concrete solutions;  and
  • Communicate ideas back to the team

Core Skill and Experience required:

  • PhD or Masters degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Strong coding expertise in either Matlab, Python, R, Java or C++
  • Solid statistical knowledge and familiarity with packages such as R or Matlab
  • Time series modelling / simulation or quantitative research experience
  • Experience of working with large & complex data sets
  • A solid foundation in optimisation, probability, statistics and/or machine learning
  • Practical approach to problem solving
  • Outstanding quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Detail oriented

For more information, please contact our conusltant Tom O'Cuinneagain on tom.oc@capitalmarkets.ie

 

 

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