Quant Researcher

Posted 15 April 2024
Salary Up to £300,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Development
Contact NameEanna Flanagan

Job description

Referment have partnered with a global leading Hedge Fund who are looking for a Quant Researcher, with deep knowledge of long / short equities to work very closely with PMs, assisting with portfolio construction and investment processes to improve profitability for the company.

As a Quant Researcher, you will be responsible for working directly with PMs to drive performance and scalability for the PM function. Our client has a very collaborative culture, so you will be tasked to not only develop models and undertake the necessary risk and return attribution, but expected to develop and propose new ideas for not only the PMs but also senior stakeholders across the business.

This is an exciting time to be joining our client as they are taking in new investment and looking to grow after years of continuous growth.

We are looking for someone with at least 5+ years’ experience working as a Quant Researcher within the long / short or alternative equities space, but also the following skills and traits;
  • Strong technical Python skills – time series analysis, managing data etc
  • Outstanding quantitative skills, experience implementing statistical models,  factor models and their applications
  • Deep understanding of risk / portfolio construction and analytics
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and an appetite to not only develop new ideas, but implement into live environments

This is an immediate need, so please apply asap or get in touch if you know someone that might be interested in the position.