Quantitative Analyst

Quantitative Analyst

NYC, NY $400-500K
Description:

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 optimizing 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
  •  Communicate ideas back to the team

Successful candidates are likely to have a combination of the following key skills:

  •  PhD or Master 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, real time, complex data sets
  •  A solid foundation in optimization, probability, statistics and/or machine learning

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