Quantitative Researcher (Intern)

GSA Capital Services Limited
London (Central), London (Greater)
£50,000-£70,000 (pro rata)
03 Sep 2018
01 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

GSA Capital Services Limited

Job Title: Quantitative Researcher (Intern)

Location: London

Hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Salary: £50,000-£70,000 (pro rata)

Work pattern: 5 days a week

Employer: GSA Capital Services Limited

Duration: 6 months

Number of positions: 1

GSA Capital requires a Quantitative Research Intern with a specialist background within stochastic calculus/optimisation to join our collaborative research team working relevant projects to assist with the development of systematic trading strategies.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • To research and develop statistical models on large sets of historical financial data to accurately reflect the price behaviour of securities traded on global markets.
  • Implement systematic trading strategies based on statistical models.
  • Design, implement and improve software tools in a mixture of Python and MATLAB to facilitate efficient research, backtesting and production implementation of quantitative trading strategies.

As a Quantitative Research Intern, you must have:

  • Prior intern/commercial experience designing systematic trading strategies and developing software using Python and/or MATLAB.
  • Professional and/or academic expertise conducting applied research in areas such as optimisation or stochastic calculus.
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree (preferably a PhD) from a world leading academic institution in Mathematics, Statistics and/or Probability.
  • Deep understanding of core Mathematical fundamentals – for example linear algebra, probability theory and statistics.
  • Demonstrable interest and/or experience within financial markets.

To apply please click on the apply button below. 

Closing date for applications is 1 October 2018.

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