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Senior Quantitative Researcher – Amsterdam

Tech-centric Prop Trading Firm


Posted 1 Mth Ago

Our client – a privately owned & funded algorithmic trading firm – is currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Quantitative Researcher to join the team in their Amsterdam office. This role will be instrumental in exploring new research directions and will involve leading and managing people.


  • 2+ years (Senior role) of relevant experience in HFT companies;
  • Extensive expertise in using ML models for HFT strategies;
  • Knowledge how-to and hands-on experience with ML pipelines running for multiple exchanges separately/together;
  • Experience in building non-trivial statistical arbitrage strategies profiting from differences in prices between 2 and more instruments;
  • Willingness to acquire deeper knowledge in high frequency trading and apply it to trading on multiple (tens of) exchange;
  • Knowing how to work on an entire pipeline: from sampling data and creating features to launching strategies in production;
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Python is preferred);
  • Being a confident, resilient, highly motivated, and proactive person;
  • Being capable of working with colleagues with different backgrounds and willing to learn new things


  • Experience with mentoring, people management and leading interns or a team of researchers

Key Responsibilities

  • Using ML methods to develop and deploy statistical arbitrage strategies;
  • Exploring new trading ideas by analyzing market data;
  • Designing features and models to predict behavior of hundreds/thousands securities in 10 seconds-10 minutes timeframe with different underlying;
  • Working with ML pipelines to help the strategy development process;
  • Driving consistent optimization and advancement of existing models;
  • Communicating with internal teams;
  • Mentoring and (potentially) leading team members.