Quantitative Researcher - Fast Equity Strategies

Salary Base salary 210-270 K-USD + variable compensation + competitive benefits package
LocationNew York

Job description

Quantitative Researcher – Fast Equity Strategies (New York) 

We have been retained by a large, global systematic hedge fund seeking a quantitative researcher within equities, focused on alpha signal generation. The role is based in New York. 

  • 3-10 years of hands-on experience in quantitative equity programs. 
  • Focus on single stock equities (not indices or futures)
  • Focus on alternative data sets (event-driven, credit card etc.)
  • Time horizon of 1 – 5 days for alpha signal generation
  • Proven expertise in generating impactful equity strategies. 
  • Experience with unstructured data.
  • Experience applying machine learning in systematic trading environments. 
  • Proficiency in Python libraries, including NumPy, Pandas, and Scikit-Learn. 
  • Adaptability and precision in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills. 
  • Have a PhD and/MS in a quantitative field.
  • Desire to be in a collaborative setting (not siloed)
  • Creative Mindset

  • Propose cutting-edge research ideas and identify key data sets for equity trading. 
  • Conduct thorough backtests of proposed strategies, evaluating their seamless integration with our existing portfolio. 

Willing to wait out non-compete period
Base salary 210-270 K-USD 
+ Variable Compensation
+ Competititive Benefits Package