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Quantitative Researcher, Futures and Currencies

CW Talent
Stamford, USA
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Closing date
Nov 3, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Quantitative Researcher to be part of a collaborative team based in Connecticut, with a focus on systematic, short-term relative value strategies in futures and/or currency markets.


Combine sound financial insights and statistical techniques to explore, analyze, and harness predictive information from a large
variety of data sets
Research and develop short-term signals which will be deployed in systematic trading strategies
Aid in developing and extending the team's proprietary research platform
Collaborate with the Senior Portfolio Manager and the trading group in a transparent environment, engaging with the whole
investment process
Stay current on state-of-the-art technologies and tools including technical libraries, computing environments, and academic

Preferred Technical Skills:

Strongly skilled in Python
  • Experience and success working with large and diverse data sets
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, Astrophysics, Astronomy, or STEM-related data-heavy fields
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Graduate training in Time Series or Signal Processing (plus)

Preferred Experience:

  • 5 years of experience working in a computational, quantitative, or data-rich research position
  • SDLC experience
  • ~ 2-3 years of experience in the financial industry (plus)

Highly Valued Relevant Experience:
  • Experience building short-term trading strategies in macro-markets (futures, currencies, interest rates)
  • Experience working with large data sets, such as those in astronomy or astrophysics
  • Experience in quantitative, econometrics, asset pricing, or macro sub-fields

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