Quantitative Researcher Intern

Overview and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, design and test predictive statistical models;
  • Review and analyse performance of new and existing strategies;
  • Perform data-mining from unconventional data sources and build unique trading signals;
  • Monitor daily risks, trading system and positions in the portfolio; and
  • Work jointly with portfolio managers, various technology, operations and data teams within the firm

Skillsets and Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Masters in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Finance or other quantitative disciplines;
  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g., machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP);
  • Strong programming, analytical and quantitative skills;
  • Experience in analyzing large data sets;
  • Prior experience in Finance / Trading;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; and
  • Experience in Matlab/ C# / Python / SQL.