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Quant Researcher with $12 billion Hedge Fund

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Location United Kingdom,

Remuneration £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits: Leading package

Employment type perm

Updated 04th Dec 2017

Company Selby Jennings

Contact Scott Darroch

Phone 020 3758 8900

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Quant Researcher with $12 billion global macro Hedge Fund



Selby Jennings is working with a leading macro Hedge Fund that is looking to expand its quant team. They are particularly innovative and offer a great infrastructure. They also have offices abroad which would give you the opportunity to relocate in the future.



The role would suit a quant researcher that has some experience with researching signals for a variety of assets and asset perceptions. This is a great position for someone looking to add more client facing to his role and have increased responsibilities.



Primary responsibilities:

  • Responsible for researching quant signals


  • Improving the in-house models and communicating it to senior people, including the CIO


  • Liaising with all the other desks to track and improve on markets fluctuation


  • Portfolio construction and portfolio optimization responsibilities


  • Improving stress test scenarios


Relevant candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • 4 to 6 years' experience in a quant researcher position with a leading financial house


  • Experience across a wide range of asset classes is essential - equity, fixed income, commodity or FX and all related derivative products


  • Strong academic background in computational science, maths or statistics - PhD preferred


  • Proficiency with programming languages: Matlab, Python, Java, SQL…


  • Facilities with multiple languages is a plus


Interviews are taking place at short notice. Applicants should promptly register their interest directly to quantsEMEA(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com

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