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Quantitative Researcher, Systematic Equities

Millennium Management
Quantitative Researcher, Systematic Equities
Chicago, US
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Job Description

Quantitative Researcher, Systematic Equities

Quantitative Researcher, Systematic Equities

Please direct all resume submissions and reference REQ-12787 in the subject.

Job Description

Quantitative Researcher as part of a small, collaborative trading team based in Chicago with a focus on applying cutting edge statistical and machine learning techniques to short and medium term systematic, trading strategies in equities markets.

Preferred Location


Principal Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the Senior Portfolio Manager on alpha research, with a primary focus on: idea generation, data gathering and research/analysis, model implementation and back testing 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 Senior Portfolio Manager in a transparent environment, engaging with the whole investment process

Preferred Technical Skills

  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative subject such as Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field from a top ranked university
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, analytical and quantitative skills

Preferred Experience

  • 2-5 years of experience in finance or technology
  • Experience using statistical and machine learning techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to understand fundamental and event related data and experience with alternative data sources
  • Experience building and working with large data sets

Highly Valued Relevant Experience

  • 2-5 years of experience working in a quantitative research capacity in a systematic trading environment with product experience in statistical arbitrage strategies or equivalent sell-side experience

  • Participation in mathematical, programming, or trading competitions

  • Strong economic intuition and critical thinking

Target Start Date

  • As soon as possible
  • Open to 6-9 month NCA for exceptional candidates

Please direct all resume submissions to and reference REQ-12787 in the subject.

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