Global Quantitative Strategies | Quantitative Researcher (Asia)

Hong Kong, Singapore

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Job Description

About Global Quantitative Strategies (GQS)
GQS is the quantitative investment business of Citadel. Founded in 2012, GQS has rapidly grown to become one of Citadel’s core investment strategies and one of the top quantitative investment teams in the world. Agile teams of researchers, engineers, and traders develop robust systems that allow us to operate performant at scale and apply advanced statistical and quantitative modeling techniques to identify and act on investment opportunities.   
Quantitative Researchers (QRs) specialize in a variety of areas, including but not limited to: using sophisticated data analysis skills to build predictive models, driving construction of a complex multi asset portfolio by utilizing large scale portfolio optimization techniques, and developing sophisticated optimization algorithms. Researchers with an exceptional record of achievement in their respective fields and a drive to apply quantitative techniques to investing are encouraged to apply to GQS. 
Learn more about us here
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or a related field 
  • Proven ability to conduct innovative and impactful research focused on solving real-world problems 
  • Relentless focus on continuous learning and making an impact; ability to question the status quo  
  • Strong mathematical and statistical modeling skills (e.g., time-series and cross-sectional analysis) 
  • Proficiency in coding (C++ or Python preferred) 
  • Demonstrated passion for financial markets and driven to analyze and model drivers of price formation and risk

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is the next-generation capital markets firm and a leading global market maker. We provide institutional and retail investors with the liquidity they need to trade a broad array of equity and fixed income products in any market condition. The brightest minds in finance, science and technology use powerful, advanced analytics to solve the market’s most critical challenges, turning big ideas into real-world outcomes.