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Quantitative Researcher, Equity

Millennium Management
Quantitative Researcher, Equity
New York, US
150,000 - 200,000
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Job Description

Job Description

Quantitative Researcher as part of a small, collaborative team based in Chicago, with a focus on intraday systematic equity strategies.

Preferred Location

Flexible within US, Canada, and Europe

Principal Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the PM on intraday alpha research, 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

Preferred Technical Skills

  • Strong research and programming skills in Python are necessary
  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative subject such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related field from a top ranked university

Preferred Experience

  • Approx. 3-4 years of experience as a quantitative researcher/trader in systematic equities closing auction strategies
  • Approx. 3-4 years of market microstructure alpha research
  • Demonstrated ability to understand fundamental and event related data and experience with alternative data sources
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research using large data sets

Highly Valued Relevant Experience

  • 3-4 years within a Central Risk Book team at a bank
  • Strong economic intuition and critical thinking
  • Product experience in statistical arbitrage strategies, event-driven strategies or auctions trading
  • Trading experience would be desirable but is not necessary

Target Start Date

  • As soon as possible
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