Alpha Researcher

As a member of the Alpha team at Trexquant, you will be involved in developing market-neutral signals, parsing and analyzing large data sets, and collaborating with the Data and Strategy Research team to build a diverse set of predictive models.

Responsibilities

  • Develop market-neutral, medium-frequency signals that predict future stock returns
  • Parse data sets to be used for future alpha development
  • Optimize the framework for creating, backtesting, and productionizing Alphas
  • Investigate and implement recent academic research
  • Apply machine learning techniques to Alpha discovery and portfolio optimization
  • Mentor and supervise junior researchers participating in our Global Alpha Researcher program

Desired qualifications

  • Degree in a technical discipline (computer science / mathematics / statistics / physics / etc.)
  • Experience applying statistical analysis on large data sets
  • Programming skills necessary to translate ideas into python code
  • Knowledge of financial accounting is a plus

Offered benefits

  • Competitive compensation with bonus tied to the performance of algorithms you develop
  • Work in a collaborative and friendly environment, participate in decision-making process for research direction, and have opportunity to lead on new ideas
  • Comprehensive benefits including healthcare and insurance

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