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Systematic Equity Quant Researcher

Employer
Anson McCade
Location
Manhattan, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Portfolio Management: Equities
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Principal Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside the PM on developing trading strategies, with a primary focus on: idea generation, data gathering and research/analysis, model implementation and backtesting for systematic equity strategies
  • Combine sound financial insights and statistical learning techniques to explore, analyze, and harness a large variety of datasets in order to build strong predictive models which will be deployed to the investment process
  • Collaborate with the PM in a transparent environment, engaging with the whole investment process
  • Provide tools and data needed to trading team to help manage risk


Main requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research using large data sets
  • Conduct original quantitative alpha signal research
  • Candidates with quantitative development experience will be considered as well, provided they also have relevant research experience
  • Strong research and programming skills. Working knowledge of Python and/or C++.
  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative subject such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related field


Preferable requirements:

  • Strong economic intuition and critical thinking
  • Product experience in statistical arbitrage strategies, event-driven strategies or auctions trading
  • Trading experience would be desirable but is not necessary

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