Systematic Quant Researcher Systematic Quant Researcher …

Anson McCade
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Oct 20
Negotiable
Anson McCade
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Oct 20
Negotiable
Anson McCade
My client is a leading quant investment firm with offices globally. They deploy systematic trading strategies across asset class; including equities, futures, and foreign exchange. Researchers are responsible for conducting quantitative research using statistical and predictive modelling techniques.

Successful researchers manage all aspects of the research process and work on the full lifecycles of strategy development, including analysis, testing, prototyping, back-testing, and performance monitoring.

Systematic Quant Researcher

My client is a leading quant investment firm with offices globally. They deploy systematic trading strategies across asset class; including equities, futures, and foreign exchange. Researchers are responsible for conducting quantitative research using statistical and predictive modelling techniques. Successful researchers manage all aspects of the research process and work on the full lifecycles of strategy development, including analysis, testing, prototyping, back-testing, and performance monitoring.

The ideal candidate will join from a similar background in another fund of quant trading group within a bank. This is the opportunity to join a small team and work alongside highly profitable Portfolio Managers and with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Team members combine strong technical skills and a passion for problem solving with an intense curiosity about financial markets and human behaviour.

Role:

  • Research and implement various trading strategies
  • Identify new trading opportunities by using statistical methods and analysing large data sets
  • Ensure that all data and related processes are prepared and check over strategies that have been implemented as well as tracking their behaviour
  • Work closely with other researchers to develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code

Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of researching, or implementing quantitative models for equities, futures, and/or FX,
  • Masters or PhD in Maths, Stats, Physics, Computer Science, or other quantitative discipline
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research utilizing large data sets
  • Programming in any of the following: C++, Java, C#, MATLAB, R, Python, or Perl
  • Detail-oriented

Company Overview

About Us

Anson McCade is a specialist recruitment agency headquartered in London, with further offices in Belfast, Paris & Sydney. Operating internationally, we provide high-end, niche executive search and recruitment services within our chosen markets on a contingency or search basis.  Founded at the turn of the millennium, for 20 years and counting we have specialised in connecting the most sought after talent with our industry leading clients across the IT and Capital Markets sectors. Within these sectors we work across four main verticals; quantitative research trading & risk, digital & analytics, information technology & security, and business change, transformation & strategy.

In an ever changing business and technological landscape, the need for exceptional, agile talent is crucial to almost every organisation’s success over the long term. We target the highest calibre, most relevant individuals possible for each mandate we undertake, achieving this through a consultative, research focused approach to networking, this in addition to access to a substantial range of resources, both in-house and on-line. Our consistent success in doing so over the years has resulted in an impressive portfolio of high-end, blue chip and boutique clients, many of whom we have worked with continuously as a premier recruitment partner for over a decade.

Anson McCade has been recognised as being instrumental in the growth of some of the world’s leading organisations and most innovative start-ups. Our consultants are industry experts who understand the challenges that many organisations face in today’s frenetic and unpredictable technical and business climate, as well as the diversity, skills matrix variance and mix of ambitions and expectations of the candidates we work with.

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