Managed Futures Quant Researcher required by Leading Global CTA, based in NYC or Greenwich, CT
Leading Global Hedge Fund | New York, New York | Posted: February 19, 2013
JOB DESCRIPTIONMy client is one of the world’s premier CTAs (over $5bn AUM), focusing on systematic strategies and operating with a collaborative approach. Performance in 2012 was very strong, contrary to the benchmark for this space. Indeed, there continued excellence compared with their peers meant that they saw added investment and as a result they are looking to grow their research team.
Candidates for this position should have at least 2 years’ experience researching trend following (or higher frequency) futures strategies. You will be working on a variety of models as well as taking responsibility for generation and research of new ideas. Typically the researchers currently working for my client have strong academic backgrounds, with experience using applied mathematics (ie Statistics, Probability, Machine Learning etc). In addition to advanced mathematical skills they are only interested in candidates with strong programming skills (C++/Java etc).