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Quantitative Strategist, Connecticut

Redstone Commodity Search
Connecticut, United States
USD 140,000 - 170,000
February 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a hedge fund seeking a Quantitative Strategist.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Responsible for developing systematic strategies across liquid futures and FX derivatives

• Creating trend following and multi speed momentum trading strategies (mid to low frequency, rather than intraday)

• Back testing ideas and strategies and updating models

• Work closely with development team and Portfolio Managers

• Role reports to Head of Research

Key Qualifications / Experience

• 5+ years’ experience in a hedge fund, proprietary trading firm or CTA

• Prior experience developing quantitative trading strategies for liquid futures markets

• MSc or PhD in a quantitative field, such as Financial Engineering, Physics or Mathematics

• Proficient in C++, Python and/or MatLab

• Based in Connecticut (Happy to relocate)

Keywords: quant, quantitative, analyst, research analyst, Quantitative strategist, research scientist, derivatives, FX, foreign exchange, futures, commodities, currency, systematic, algorithmic, machine learnings, c, C++, python, matlab, mid frequency, low frequency, Proprietary, alpha, momentum trading, trendfollowing, trend following, New York, Connecticut, USA, United States, RS0459A

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