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A leading multi-billion dollar hedge fund is building out a Quantamental Research team who will seek to blend quantitative research across fundamental & alternative data with fundamental analysis to create & enhance alpha signals.
As a Quantamental Researcher you would be working with both Fundamental PM's and Quant PM's to provide them with new alpha models, and enhance existing signals. This is a hands-on role responsible for also constructing and optimising new portfolio models as well as creating a research agenda and back testing / researching alphas.
Core responsibilities will include
Work with fundamental & quant PM's to help provide research
Research and evaluate both fundamental & alternative data
Main focus will be to research and create new alpha signals and enhance existing ones
Additionally cover portfolio construction & optimisation
Develop trading hypotheses
Formulate creative and concrete solutions; and
Communicate ideas back to the team
PhD or Master's degree in a quantitative discipline
Solid statistical knowledge and familiarity with packages such as R or Matlab
Expertise in fundamental data sets
Experience of working with alternative data sets
Knowledge or experience of fundamental analysis would be a plus
Outstanding quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills
Machine learning expertise would be very welcome
A solid foundation in optimisation, probability and statistics