Quantitative Researcher - PhD level

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Banking - Asset Management
Functional Expertise
Banking - Trading and Investments
Salary Type
GBP £100,000.00

Job Description

Overview of Quantitative Researcher Position:

  • Research and implement strategies within the firm’s automated trading framework.
  • Analyze large data sets using advanced statistical methods to identify trading opportunities.
  • Develop a strong understanding of market structure of various exchanges and asset classes.

Typical Day of Quantitative Researcher:

  • Primary focus throughout the day is on researching and implementing trading ideas.
  • Before market open, check that all required data and related processes are ready for the trading day.
  • During market hours, sporadically monitor behavior and performance of strategies.

Skill Set Required For Position: 

  • Quantitative background - includes advanced degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science and Physics.
  • Programming proficiency with at least one major programming or scripting language (C++, Java, Python).
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well with colleagues across multiple regions.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.



Nicholas Wells