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Quantitative Researcher Intern - Fall 2023

Balyasny Asset Management
Quantitative Researcher Intern - Fall 2023
Chicago, US
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Job Description

Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (BAM) is a global institutional investment firm. We strive to deliver consistent, uncorrelated, absolute returns in all market environments by fostering a culture of research, innovation, and collaboration.

We are looking for a Fall 2023 part-time intern to join a quantitative research team this September - December. Our team aims to continuously improve our quantitative investment strategies by identifying new sources of alpha, enhancing our existing alphas, improving the monetization of our alphas, and developing libraries and tools to facilitate research and analysis. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about conducting quantitative research and is willing to put forth the time and energy to understand new market dynamics and large alternative datasets.


· Conduct independent research on alpha ideas from datasets, and help develop quantitative trading strategies

· Conduct quantitative research and analysis on systematic investment process. Develop insights and provide actionable recommendations for risk modelling, portfolio construction, and trade execution

· Improve efficiency of existing systems and tools used by the team


· Pursing a Master’s or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance, or other STEM related field

· Ability to work in our BAM Chicago Office 20 hours per week from September to December 2023 (this is not a remote internship opportunity)

· Strong analytical and data processing skills. Experience working with large datasets is strongly preferred. Experience with machine learning, deep learning and time series modeling is a big plus.

· Strong programming skills in Python

· Self-starter, results-driven attitude with a great desire to learn

· Strong communication skills, outstanding attention to detail


· Work in our beautiful Chicago Office, centrally located in at 444 W Lake Street with sweeping city views

· Daily access to BAM kitchen stocked with various, snacks, teas & coffees, soft drinks, etc

· Bicycle Parking

· Daily lunch delivery services provided by BAM

· First-class fitness facility with showers and changing room facilities

· Collaborative meeting spaces in the BAM office

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