Junior Quantitative Researcher / Strategy Developer - Chicago, IL

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Job Order #:

MS091233

Title:

Junior Quantitative Researcher / Strategy Developer - Chicago, IL

Location:

Chicago, IL 

Salary:

85000-110000

Salary Type:

per year

Occupations:

IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development
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Job Description:

Junior Quantitative Researcher / Strategy Developer

Responsibilities:
 
-Work collaboratively with senior quantitative research analysts to develop an understanding of complex financial markets, products, and strategies.
-Analyze financial market data to identify patterns and potential opportunities.
-Develop forecasts and build predictive and profitable trading models.
-Employ in-house tools to perform strategy exploration and optimization.
-Evolve trading strategies and methodologies to improve current systems.
 
Qualifications:
 
-Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and "outside of the box" thinkers.
-Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in a quantitative field (Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science).
-Strong problem solving and math skills and attention to detail.
-Programming skills and understanding of basic programming concepts.  Experience with C/C++.
-Desire and interest in advancing machine learning within the trading industry.
-Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
-Must be motivated, dependable, and responsible.

*Looking for candidates from top tier universities with a strong GPA.  PhD in mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering is preferred.  Will consider candidates who have a Master's degree along with work experience.  Top universities include Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, Harvard University, University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, Columbia University, New York University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Yale University, Cornell University, Brown University, etc.

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Chicago, IL, United States

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