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Quantitative Researcher – PhD – Full Time (US)

Employer
Citadel
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
$225,000 to $275,000
Closing date
Oct 8, 2023

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Finance Industry
Analyst, Risk
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

At Citadel, our mission is to be the most successful investment team in the world. Quantitative Researchers play a key role in this mission by developing next-generation models and trading approaches for a range of investment strategies. You’ll get to challenge the impossible in quantitative research by applying sophisticated and complex statistical techniques to financial markets, some of the most complex data sets in the world.

Your Objectives

  • 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

Your Skills & Talents

  • PhD degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field
  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g., machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP)
  • Prior experience working in a data driven research environment
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB)
  • Experience with distributed computing using MapReduce
  • Experience with translating mathematical models and algorithms into code (Python, R or C++)
  • Independent 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 communication skills

Company

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. Citadel manages the capital of prominent investors from around the world including retirement programs, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. For more information, visit Citadel.com.

We analyze global markets with discipline and focus, and employ a range of strategies in an effort to deliver market-leading investment returns to our capital partners. We empower the most talented minds in finance with an unparalleled combination of deep fundamental research, predictive analytics, and leading-edge technology to identify and capture new opportunities. Our world-class global team brings together the art of investing with the science of finance to help our capital partners achieve their financial goals. We drive our mission through a culture of excellence: constantly improving, continuously learning, rewarding results, and winning with integrity.

 

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