Systematic Start Up Fund Hiring Quant Researchers - Paris / HK

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Start Date
02 May 2017
Post Expires
27 Jun 2017
Fully systematic start up fund are recruiting quant research analysts who have 1-5 years experience. Location can be either in Paris or Hong Kong depending on your preference and situation.


As a member of the team, you will work on the full lifecycle of existing and new trading strategies. This will involve researching and back testing new strategies; C++ development of the trading platform & tools, enhancements to existing trading algorithms and the trading platform and managing day to day trading of models and profitability of strategies.

You will be responsible for:-

Identifying trading signals that are ripe for further research .
Back testing and optimizing new and existing models
Implementing new models
Executing and monitoring trades.

Typical holding periods will be long term ranging from 1- 2 months.

You will be reporting directly to the Head of Quant Research and working in a team of 9 quants.


You must have between 1- 5 years experience working in a systematic quant trading / quant research role from any asset class . Your experience can be from a systematic fund, an asset management firm, an investment bank. They are more interested in the depth of your knowledge rather than the name from which you come from. Youre

They will consider candidates from a range of holding periods experience .

You will be someone who is interested in working within a start up environment and passionate about quant research in such a place.

Ideally you should be a confident coder in C++ or Python.

You will be someone who is happy to be based in either Paris or Hong Kong.

Personality wise , you need to be a person who wants to work in a collaborative fund . This is not a place for people who want to work in a silo environment. A lot of team work is involved and people share ideas etc.

This an opportunity to work in a very transparent and meritocratic environment where you will have freedom to come up with your own research ideas.


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