Quantitative Developer – Equity Research and Execution – Global Hedge Fund – NYC/Chicago/London Quantitative Developer – Equity Research and  …

Paragon Executive
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Sep 19
Excellent Remuneration Packages including sign on and guaranteed bonuses as well as competitive base
Paragon Executive
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 Sep 19
Excellent Remuneration Packages including sign on and guaranteed bonuses as well as competitive base
Our client a leading Global Systematic Hedge Fund is now seeking to hire dynamic High Touch Traders for their New York and Chicago offices. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Quantitative Developer with exposure in equity research or equity execution

Day to Day:

-Develop testing environments and simulations for trading, creating long-term and scalable solutions.

 

-Perform equity factor & factor model research (especially risk)
Implementation of the factors/models and production support for processes running on the EMR platform (some overnight)

 

Requirements:

-Bachelors in highly-analytical or technical field (Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Physics…; Masters or PhD preferred
 

With demonstrated strong Computer Science fundamentals/experience and strong quantitative/analytical skills
 

-R, KDB, MATLAB, Python for large-scale computing (HPC & ML experience is helpful)
-Strong Quantitative/Statistical skills and understanding of Probability

 

- Strong Scientific Communication skills: must be able to understand and accurately communicate details/scope of models & formulas
 

Nice to have:

Finance experience is not required, but a demonstrated interest in finance as a problem is required (this work cannot be abstracted)
Industry candidates may have experience in
- Execution
- Market Microstructure
- CRB Research

 

 For a discrete conversation about this role please reach out to our Executive Search Consultant Jackie Banner

 

 Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to candidates who have had previous experience and a successful track record.

 

Jackie Banner

jbanner@paragonexecutive.com

 

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