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Entry-Level Quantitative Researcher

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Point72

Jun 21

💼 Graduate Job

London +2

Graduate Job

Research & Development, DataLondon, New York, Toronto

Description

  • Entry-Level Quantitative Researchers are responsible for conducting rigorous quantitative research with a focus on predictive models. You will be trained in all aspects of systematic trading from idea generation all the way to practical trading considerations. Successful hires will ultimately become thought leaders within our collaborative research group.

Requirements

  • B.S., M.S. or PhD in finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, data science, computer science, or other quantitative discipline.
  • Programming in Python (or comparable language) and working knowledge of SQL
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Willingness to take ownership of his/her work.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong desire to deliver high quality results in a timely fashion.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Prior experience in the financial services industry is not required. 
  • A commitment to the highest ethical standards. 

Education requirements

Bachelors
Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Data

Responsibilities

  • Conduct original quantitative alpha signal research
  • Follow, digest and analyze the latest academic research
  • Manage all aspects of the research process, including idea generation, data analysis, hypothesis development and testing, alpha discovery, trading strategy generation, backtesting and portfolio analysis
  • Build analytical tools to supplement our shared research framework 

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London, New York, Toronto