Posted 11 days ago

Quantitative Researcher PhD - Futures

New York, United States | $150,000 - $250,000 USD per yearManaged by: USA Team

Quantitative Researcher (PhD) New York / WFH to $250k

Opportunity to progress your career working on complex, real-time systems at one of the world's most advanced Systematic Trading firms, with continual learning, development and problem solving.

As a Quantitative Researcher you'll carry out rigorous and innovative research to discover persistent systematic anomalies in Futures markets with holding periods of intraday to a few days. You'll collaborate with a small team to improve and optimise existing portfolio strategies, analyse tick-data for execution enhancements and be a core contributor to improving the investment process.

Location / WFH:

You'll join a highly talented team in the New York office three days a week with flexibility to work from home the other two days.


  • You are degree educated, likely to MSc / PhD level - Computer Science or Quantitative discipline
  • You have strong commercial experience with systematic Alpha research, Portfolio construction and optimization of Futures markets
  • You have experience of developing short term Alpha Signals (intraday or a few days)
  • You have experience of managing and running Risk
  • You have Java or Python coding skills and a good understanding of Linux OS
  • You have excellent communication skills

Salary & benefits:

As a Quantitative Researcher you will earn a competitive salary (to $250k, negotiable) plus significant bonus and benefits package (c100%).

Apply now to find out more about this Quantitative Researcher (PhD Futures Risk Alpha Signals) opportunity.

At Client Server we believe in a diverse workplace that allows people to play to their strengths and continually learn. We're an equal opportunities employer whose people come from all walks of life and will never discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The clients we work with share our values.

Ref: BB/20640/A/KS/030124_1707491353

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