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2024 Cubist Quant Academy – Researchers

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Point72

Oct 17

💼 Graduate Job

New York +1

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  • The ideal candidate should have a quantitative background with a MS or PhD in a related field, strong programming skills (Python, C++, MATLAB, R), ability to conduct independent research, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and a curious and passionate nature.
  • The candidate will participate in a rotational program, gaining broad training in the financial industry expertise, developing skills in systematic trading across multiple asset classes, and touching the full life cycle of a trade, from research to execution and analysis. Passion for excellence is required.

Graduate Job

Research & Development, DataNew York, London

Description

  • Cubist is seeking a small number of exceptionally talented, highly collaborative research analysts to join our Quant Academy rotational program. You will learn concepts that are fundamentally relevant to and important for a career in quantitative trading.  We do not require prior experience in finance, but we do require a passion for excellence.

Requirements

  • MS or PhD in finance, computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering or other quantitative discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research utilizing large data sets.
  • Strong programming in at least one of the following: Python, C++, MATLAB, R.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • A clear, concise, and proactive communications style; no fear around asking questions.
  • A strong track record of taking ownership of one’s work, and of working both independently and within a small team.
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion.

Education requirements

Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Data

Responsibilities

  • Cubist is seeking a small number of exceptionally talented, highly collaborative research analysts to join our Quant Academy rotational program. You will learn concepts that are fundamentally relevant to and important for a career in quantitative trading. We do not require prior experience in finance, but we do require a passion for excellence.
  • The Cubist Quant Academy Program will provide you with broad training in the financial industry expertise you need to know to build a strong foundation and make successful (and meaningful) research contributions. As part of the program you will rotate across various teams within the firm spending several months with each team. During these rotations, you will have exposure to systematic trading approaches across multiple asset classes, where you will develop variety of skills in a more focused research environment. By the end of the rotations, you will have touched the full life cycle of a trade – from market data and research, to portfolio construction and execution, and post-trade analysis – which we believe is essential for long-term success in quantitative financial research.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

New York, London