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Senior Quantitative Researcher, Chinese A Shares Alpha

Location: Europe > United Kingdom  > London
Work type: Permanent
Reference Number:
CHINAQUANT
Contact Details:
james@winston-fox.co.uk
Profession: 
Company:
Winston Fox

Why

Quantitative Research is what drives every single investment decision we make in the Global markets. Quantitative Researchers work as a collaborative team to develop short, medium and long-term systematic investment strategies, enabled by a leading-edge research and development platform. The firms Quantitative Research team has been established and growing for over 20 years and holds a stellar, and Global reputation as a World-class investment manager. This position represents a unique opportunity to join a distinguished and hugely successful quantitative investment team to assist the firm further explore and expand their systematic alphas in the Chinese A Equities.  

 

Role

We are looking for an exceptional and experienced Senior Quantitative Researcher to create and improve proprietary trading models and strategies focused on the Chinese Equities market. Senior Quantitative Researchers work on a variety of trading strategies and research projects, conduct independent research and originate research topics. Specific responsibilities range from utilizing financial and alt data in an effort to create or improve predictive models and alphas, developing and/or leveraging leading-edge statistical and machine-learning models to enhance the research, creating algorithms to monetize the predictive signals.

 

Qualifications

Alpha Research experience on systematic trading strategies (absolute return/Prop)

Expertise, passion and experience developing either Chinese A-shares

Excellent data analysis skills, with strong research hygiene and determination

Self-motivated and highly-productive, with a strong sense of ownership and urgency

Intellectually curious, creative, and rigorous

Excellent communication and collaboration skills

 

Firm

This position is with one of the World’s leading and most successful Hedge Funds and headquartered in London (Knightsbridge). They run several tens of billion dollars in asset under management and have approximately 300 staff members worldwide. You would be joining an award-winning and innovative team, who operate a collaborative research lab structure and have delivered solutions to some of the most complex problems in Finance, and the team contains several Authors, Speakers, and recognised specialists. We look for, hire and compensate for the very best Quantitative Researchers in the World who proactively push boundaries of what is possible, and has a burning desire to deliver a strong return.

 

The working environment is best described as extremely fast-paced, flat, meritocratic, collaborative and open. It is an environment that is suitable for experienced and successful Researchers that have genuine expertise in their markets. We are hiring for the expertise and the value that this expertise brings to the team, and the firm. 

 

Available

Competitive buyside basic salary

Annual discretionary bonus (multiples - performance-driven)

Intellectually challenging and stimulation environment

A mature, collaborative and meritocratic culture

Private pension, Private Family Healthcare, and Insurances

25 days holiday & 20 days sick pay

Free daily cooked breakfast and lunch

Free coffee shop and bakery

Free onsite gym with free personal training sessions

Ability to invest in closed funds

Deploy very large and significant capital on your alphas


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