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Quant Researcher – New York

Leading Global Hedge Fund

New York

Posted 2 Mths Ago

Quantitative Researcher wanted for systematic arm of globally recognised hedge fund to help build out and enhance their cutting-edge quantitative trading platform. This opportunity will give you the chance to work on a growing team with an experienced PM focused on mid-frequency strategies in futures and FX.

They are looking for a passionate developer with strong mathematical skills and knowledge of financial markets to research, develop and participate in all aspects of alpha modeling, including data scouting, hypothesis generation, back-testing and production monitoring. You will be working directly with the quants and technologists to automate all aspects of workflow in systematic trading. Over time, the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to become the team expert on either a particular kind of alpha strategies (ex: intraday short term) or a particular asset class.

They are currently using Python in a Linux environment, and are looking for people with knowledge of both to come and contribute to enhancing and building upon the existing portfolio construction and market impact modeling processes.


  • 1-5+ years’ hands-on quant researcher experience (in systematic strategy development would be ideal)
  • Strong development experience in Python in a Linux environment
  • Strong background in statistics and experience in modeling large amounts of data
  • Ability to work effectively both independently as well as part of a team
  • Masters or PhD in quant field, e.g. Physics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science


  • Experience with ML frameworks in Python and/or high performance computing
  • Java and/or C++ development experience


  • Work directly with all parts of the fund
  • Market-leading salaries + bonus
  • Entrepreneurial feel of a small firm with the infrastructure, technology and support that comes with a large company
  • Inclusive, collaborative work culture