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Quantitative Researcher

AlphaGrep - China, Shanghai

About the Company:

AlphaGrep is a quantitative trading and investment firm founded in 2010. We are one of the largest firms by trading volume on Indian exchanges and have significant market shares on several large global exchanges as well. We use a disciplined and systematic quantitative approach to identify factors that consistently generate alpha. These factors are then coupled with our proprietary ultra-low latency trading systems and robust risk management to develop trading strategies across asset classes (equities, commodities, currencies, fixed income) that trade on global exchanges.

 

Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities may include any of the following :

  • Designing, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms
  • Exploring trading ideas by analyzing market data and market microstructure for patterns
  • Creating tools to analyze data for patterns
  • Contributing to libraries of analytical computations to support market data analysis and trading
  • Developing, augmenting, and calibrating exchange simulators

 

Qualifications:

AlphaGrep encourages Bachelor’s, Master’s and Phd students in computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering and related fields to apply. Additional requirements include: 

  • Familiarity with machine learning (a plus)
  • Experience with data analysis, market research and data modeling (a plus)
  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • Software development experience as demonstrated through course work, research projects, or open source activities, preferably in C++, Python
  • Experience as a Teaching Assistant and/or participation in relevant Olympiads (a plus)
  • Past industry experience (a plus)
  • A passion for new technologies and ideas
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A working knowledge of Linux/Unix

 

Why You Should Join Us:

  • Great People.We’re curious engineers, mathematicians, statisticians and like to have fun while achieving our goals.
  • Transparent Structure.Our employees know that we value their ideas and contributions.
  • Relaxed Environment.We have a flat organizational structure with frequent activities for all employees such as yearly offsites, happy hours, corporate sports teams, etc.
  • Health & Wellness Programs.We believe that a balanced employee is more productive. A stocked kitchen, gym membership and generous vacation package are just some of the perks that we offer our employees.



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