Quant Researcher

Job Title: Quant Researcher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 01_130919
Contact Name: Tanvi Kamdar
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Job Published: September 13, 2019 12:39

Job Description

Brief Overview:

An algorithm trading firm is looking for a quant researcher to come on board to help set up and scale the market neutral book in the quant trading team. Though the desk is primarily India market-focused, they are looking to add 2-3 more geographies in the bucket for diversification and scale. The team works in a start-up type set up in a collaborative manner where one can get exposure to the entire life cycle of strategy making from ideation to live and gain insights by working closely with other researchers and seasoned portfolio managers


  • 2-5 years relevant work experience from reputed firms
  • Looking for an opportunity to help build a desk into a larger scale and be an integral part of the setup and scale up of the business
  • Develop a portfolio of diversified strategies in the MN space with sharpe ratios of >2 and calmar of >3 over the last 5 years, uncorrelated with existing book
  • Assist in identification of relevant datasets and continuously help improve the research platform with various functionalities, operators and features
  • Candidate should be a self-starter, passionate about quant research and hungry for success

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