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Quantitative Researcher: Fixed Income Credit

Two Sigma
Quantitative Researcher: Fixed Income Credit
New York, US
165,000 - 300,000
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Job Description

Two Sigma is a financial sciences company, combining data analysis, invention, and rigorous inquiry to help solve the toughest challenges in investment management, insurance technology, securities, private equity, and venture capital. 

Our team of scientists, technologists, and academics looks beyond the traditional to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex economic problems.

We are seeking an exceptional quantitative researcher with a strong background in data analysis, statistical methods and financial markets to join our team. In this role, you will navigate the full research process and design sophisticated models to trade securities in the fixed income credit markets.

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Developing systematic trading strategies, from idea generation and data collection to analysis, model creation, and portfolio implementation.

  • Applying advanced modeling techniques and market knowledge to large, novel or unconventional data sets.

  • Opening opportunities to pursue previously unexplored research topics.

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • An excellent academic record with a bachelor’s or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline.

  • Strong programming skills (Python).

  • Experience working with large data sets.

  • Ability to tackle in-depth research projects and communicate complex ideas clearly.

  • Innate curiosity, resourcefulness and attention to detail.

  • Prior experience in quantitative research and/or portfolio management is required, in single-name credit is preferred.

You will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, competitive 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance 

  • Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms

  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship

  • Time Off: Generous vacation and unlimited sick days, competitive paid caregiver leaves

  • Hybrid Work Policy: Flexible in-office days with budget for home office setup

The base pay for this role will be between $165,000 and $300,000. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation and benefits, such as a discretionary bonus, health, dental and other wellness plans and 401(k) contributions. Discretionary bonus can be a significant portion of total compensation. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be carefully determined based on a number of factors, including their skills, qualifications and experience.

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