Quantitative Researcher Hedge Fund | Paragon Alpha

Quantitative Researcher

Permanent

Research

New York

Our client - a highly successful multi-strategy hedge fund - is looking for a talented Quantitative Researcher to join a new, exciting team in New York

The Opportunity:

  • Exciting opportunity to become part of a small team as the principal architect of a new quant trading system
  • Working alongside an experienced systematic PM with a strong track record

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE: 

  • Conduct independent research on systematic macro alpha strategies and trading execution, from idea generation to execution
  • Identify and on-board new data sets and traded markets
  • Contribute to the back-testing framework

Founder and Managing Director

Colin McGhee

colin@paragonalpha.com

WORK EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

Essential:

  •  2-5 years of experience in a systematic trading team in a buy-side or sell-side firm
  • Direct experience with systematic strategies, mid to high frequency preferably in macro asset classes
  • Good knowledge of with alt data sets and vendors
  • Strong coding skills in Python including libraries such as pandas,

One of the following: advanced degree (Masters or higher) in engineering, math, physics, finance, economics, statistics or machine learning. Bachelors with good experience also ok

Desirable:

  • Built their own models, and traded them
  • Experience with intraday data
  • Experience modeling futures/forwards curves and cross-market relationships

Experience with pricing OTC derivatives such as interest rate swaps and credit default swaps

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