Quant Research Analyst

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IJC Associates, Inc
  • 13 Dec 18

Our Client, a NYC hedge Fund, deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange. They are seeking a Quant Research Analyst with a focus on research in Futures and FX products.

Our Client, a NYC hedge Fund, deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange.  They are seeking a Quant Research Analyst with  a focus on research in Futures and FX products.

Responsibilities:

The Candidate will primarily conduct  research on Futures and FX markets, working with firm management and portfolio managers to enhance existing processes, explore new opportunities, and deploy live trading strategies.

The ideal candidate has a passion for statistics and strong engineering skills, in particular with regard to the manipulation of large datasets. The candidate must have a track record of taking ownership of projects and working both independently and collaboratively with other researchers and with business management.

The candidate will collaborate with the firm's front office and back office development teams to operationalize new trading strategies.

The role offers the candidate an opportunity to achieve a desired career trajectory based not only on their core expertise but also on their preferred areas of growth.

Qualifications:

  • -Two or more years of experience working as a quantitative analyst covering Futures, Fixed Income, or FX products
  • -High level of proficiency with SQL
  • -Experience performing statistical analysis using Python
  • -Strong communications skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to senior management and portfolio managers
  • -A high-energy personality and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • -A high degree of drive – must be a self-starter
  • -The ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff and to thrive in a team-oriented environment