Quantitative Researcher

Location: Mumbai
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 02_010819
Sector: Technology

Brief Overview:

You will work with teams of mathematicians, engineers and traders to develop optimal systematic strategies for trading stock. Write programs, conduct research, perform daily statistical analysis and solve problems to optimize trading strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code
  • Back test and implement trading models and signals in a live trading environment
  • Use unconventional data sources to drive innovation
  • Conduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine monetization systems for trading signals

Requirements: 

  • Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field (Bachelors, Masters, PhD degree)
  • Experience with Python OR C++
  • Experience with analytical packages (e.g., R,Matlab)
  • Prior quantitative research experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

Algorithmic Trading is growing rapidly in India and contributes approximately 50 per cent of the trading volumes of the exchanges. There has been a sea change with the advent of algorithmic and quantitative trading. While the markets race ahead rapidly, traders are automating their trading strategies to generate and execute a signal whenever an opportunity arises. Algorithmic Trading has become a prerequisite to gain an edge in this market.

It is a super exciting time to be a Quant in 2019-2020. Leading Quantitative Hedge Funds and proprietary trading firms are hiring across locations. Check out the latest job in this domain by clicking on the link below or connect with me at tanvikamdar@aquissearch for a detailed chat