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Quantitative Researcher - Intern

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Point72

Mar 30, 2023

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Research & Development
    Data
  • London
    New York City

AI generated summary

  • This internship requires candidates with a background in quantitative disciplines, strong analytical and programming skills, a demonstrated interest in financial markets, and the ability to work independently and within a team.
  • The Quantitative Researcher - Intern will handle the pre-processing of large data sets and identify features and relationships to assist with predictive modeling and market analysis at Point72.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate, MS, or PhD candidates in finance, computer science, mathematics, physics, or other quantitative discipline
  • Programming in any of the following: C++, Java, C#, MATLAB, R, Python, or Perl
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and systematic trading
  • Clear, concise, and proactive communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Willing to take ownership of his/her work, working both independently and within a small team

Responsibilities

  • Pre-process (validate, clean, normalize, reduce dimension) very large data sets for model estimation and event studies
  • Identify features and relationships useful for the predictive modeling of market dynamics

Finance
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2014
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking.