Citadel | Citadel Securities

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Graduate Jobs
Competitive Salary
Required Level of Study
Bachelor degree
Areas of Work
Accountancy and Financial Management
Investment Banking and Investment
Degrees Accepted
E Engineering, Maths, IT & Computer Sciences
Computer science & IT
Maths, statistics & related
S Sciences
Physics & related

Quantitative Research – University Graduate (Asia)

Job Description:

At Citadel, our mission is to be the most successful investment team in the world. Quantitative Researchers play a key role in this mission by developing next-generation models and trading approaches for a range of investment strategies. You’ll get to challenge the impossible in quantitative research by applying sophisticated and complex statistical techniques to financial markets, some of the most complex data sets in the world.

Your Objectives:

  • Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop, and continuously improve upon mathematical models and help translate algorithms into code

  • Back test and implement trading models and signals in a live trading environment

  • Use unconventional data sources to drive innovation

  • Conduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine monetization systems for trading signals

Your Skills & Talents:

  • Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field (Bachelors, Masters, PhD degree)

  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g. machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP)

  • Background working in a data driven research environment

  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB), distributed computing (e.g. MapReduce), and analytical packages (e.g. R, Matlab)

  • Independent research experience

  • Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

Opportunities available in Hong Kong and Singapore.