Quantitative Researcher – C++ in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Job Description

Our client is an international investment management firm, providing quantitative investment strategies, trading, technology and operations services worldwide.  They are currently seeking a Quantitative Researcher to join their operations in New York on a full-time basis.

Role:
•    Develop, optimize, and implement trading strategies using internal software frameworks
•    Generate mathematical models of trading problems to enhance trading performance through computerized algorithms in C++
•    Enhance trading capabilities in equities and related instruments via mathematical models, financial data, and software/scripting
•    Use Linux OS to navigate system files and perform scripting and automation of computing tasks. 
•    Use R and Matlab (in Q/KDB) to query and perform statistical analyses of financial datasets to develop quantitative trading strategies. 
•    Develop algorithms in C++ for automated trading strategies
•    Make use of specialized financial databases, including Bloomberg, to create new sets of financial data. 

Requirements: 
•    Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Mathematics, Operations Research, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field 
•    Four (4) years’ experience within the financial industry as a Quantitative Analyst, Quantitative Researcher, Quantitative Trader, Trader, or related occupation.
Or
•    Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Mathematics, Operations Research, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field 
•    Six (6) years post-degree experience in the financial industry in an Quantitative or Trader role 
•    Experience with Linux to perform scripting, and perform automation of computing tasks
•    Experience with Q/KDB 
•    A strong C++ level with experience developing algorithms for automated trading strategies
•    Previous experience with R and Matlab to perform statistical analysis of large data sets
 

Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Quantitative
  • R
  • C++
  • KDB
  • Matlab