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A unique professional opportunity – the person in this high-impact quant role will use advanced skills to produce real-world results in a variety of areas, such as analysis and modeling of futures markets, systematic trading / investment strategy development, trend following, statistical arbitrage, term structure modeling, management of extreme event risk, next generation portfolio construction, market microstructure and algorithmic execution.
The successful candidate will have many or all of these characteristics:
a Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, engineering, physics, econometrics or other quantitative science
professional experience at a hedge fund, prop trading firm or investment bank focused on quantitative analysis, trading system development or algorithmic execution
strong programming skills and extensive experience in building models and analyzing data using C++, Java, Python, Matlab, R or SAS
a proven ability to rapidly analyze data, test ideas, prototype models, and produce real-world results
expertise in machine learning, data mining, nonparametric statistics
extensive experience in analyzing large scale datasets of any type
knowledge of time series, signal processing and/or quantitative finance
experience with futures or commodity markets is preferred
a keen interest in developing trading and investment strategies
a desire to relocate to Portland, Oregon
Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter describing your qualifications / motivations / compensation expectations, and your time frame for seeking employment. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 30, 2019.
Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes base plus bonus. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US - we sponsor H-1B visas only for new hires who currently hold an eligible US visa (e.g. F-1, H-1B).
COMPANY BACKGROUND: Founded in 2001, JEM is an award-winning company that has pioneered a unique niche. Media coverage has included feature articles in the Financial Times, Institutional Investor's Alpha, Advanced Trading, Bloomberg Markets, and U.S. News & World Report. JEM was nominated for CTA Intelligence's 2019 Best Commodity Fund Award, won the 2018 HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Award for Best Quantitative Strategy under $1B, was ranked 6th among Diversified Traders for 2018 by BarclayHedge, was listed among the top 15 CTAs globally by RCM Alternatives for 2013-2016 and 2018, and was nominated for Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards in 2012 and 2013.
J E Moody & Company LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 6244887
About J E Moody & Company
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