Quant researcher - Equities / Futures

Location London
Discipline: Hedge Funds & Proprietary Trading
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: James Findlay

Contact email: james.findlay@venturesearch.com
Job ref: 1553
Published: about 1 year ago
Quant Researcher – Equities / Futures
$2 billlion International Hedge Fund – London, UK

Venture Search is working with a multi-billion dollar Hedge Fund who are actively hiring a Quant Researcher to join their team after two record breaking years. We are looking for someone to join their Quantitative research team, this is an exciting opportunity for the candidate to jump straight in and begin on developing ways to improve their current trading systems by creating new systematic signals to diversify the firms tactics.

Main responsibilities  
  • Research and create strategies for improving the effectiveness, profitability, and reliability of current trading signals.
  • Creating high quality predictive signals.
  • Develop and research portfolio construction to optimize maximum performance.
  • Be able to handle multiple projects at the same time when requested.
  • You would lead the full strategy research cycle from signal generation to implementation.

  • Hold an advanced degree in a quantitative field such as data science, statistics, mathematics, physics or engineering.
  • Strong knowledge in statistics, machine learning, NLP or AI techniques.
  • Coding skills required in Python.
  • More than 2+ year’s experience.
  • Strong capacity to communicate with technologists, data scientists and traders.
  • Track record in delivering successful systematic strategies.

If you have an intellectual curiosity to explore new data sets, solve complex problems, and drive innovative processes please apply below for the role.