Quant Alpha Researcher

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 01_150120
Practice Area: Technology & Digital

Brief:

The role is with a leading quant trading firm. They are looking to hire an experienced researcher with a strong background in alpha research.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct original quantitative alpha signal research
  • Manage all aspects of the research process, including data analysis, alpha signal discovery, backtesting, trading idea generation, alpha signal/portfolio analysis and the management of production code
  • Evaluate new datasets for alpha potential
  • Follow, digest, analyze and improve upon the latest academic research
Requirements:
  • 2+ years of research experience in Equities.
  • Ph.D. or M.S. in finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, operations research, or another quantitative discipline.
  • Programming in any of the following: R, Python, or C++.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new methodologies to alpha generation.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.