Systematic Equity Quantitative Researcher

Employer
Anson McCade
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
2122203606
Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Systematic Equity Quantitative Researcher

London based

This is an exciting opportunity for a relatively experienced Quantitative Researcher to be part of a small, collaborative team based in London, with a focus on systematic equity strategies.

Principal

Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside the PM on developing trading strategies, with a primary focus on: idea generation, data gathering and research/analysis, model implementation and backtesting for systematic equity strategies
  • Combine sound financial insights and statistical learning techniques to explore, analyze, and harness a large variety of datasets in order to build strong predictive models which will be deployed to the investment process
  • Collaborate with the PM in a transparent environment, engaging with the whole investment process

Main requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a quantitative analyst in systematic equities
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research using large data sets
  • Candidates with quantitative development experience will be considered as well, provided they also have relevant research experience
  • Strong research and programming skills. Working knowledge of Matlab and SQL are necessary.
  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative subject such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

Preferable requirements:

  • Strong economic intuition and critical thinking
  • Product experience in single name cash equities or index vol
  • Prior exposure to medium-frequency or daily/intraday trading strategies in North America, Europe or Asia would be highly relevant