Quantitative Research Analyst - Hedge Fund


Financial Services - Front Office


Farfield, Connecticut

Employment Type



Our client is a leading Global Macro / Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund located in Connecticut. They have attracted top talent across Fixed Income & Systematic Strategies and are looking to hire experienced, senior quantitative analysts to join their team. In addition to joining this world-class team, employees are offered highly competitive compensations, comprehensive benefits package, lucrative PTO and a luxe work environment with world class chef's, state of the art facilities and gym all designed to contribute to a optimal and collaborative work environment. 

Compensation : $150000 - $250000
Job ID : 19971

Job Function:    

  • Develop alpha signals, constructing portfolio strategies
  • Refine, hone & optimize models and performance on existing strategies working closely w the PMs across strategies working at an expert level in C++/C#, Python, SQL & R
  • Work w tech, data, risk & trading   to update and enhance risk systems, ensure optimal data integration from new and existing feeds
  • Contribute to the Fund's significant systematic trading group working with internal team globally across quantitative data, technology, operations, risk & compliance

Job Requirement:

  • MSc, MFE or PhD within hard sciences (Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, etc) from top university
  • Must have 5 - 10+ years proven experience within an established hedge fund working within the portfolio team or alpha signal development
  • Experience working within Systematic Fixed Income, Currencies, Futures on multi-asset experience (no credit or equities)  
  • Expertise w C++, C#, Python, SQL, R a must -- no exceptions
  • Strong communications skill set (written & verbal)  
  • High attention to detail and ability to complete projects on time
  • Driven professional who seeks to enhance and deliver excellence
  • Collaborative professional who enjoys working as part of a team as well, able to work independently  
  • Position is based in lower Fairfield County Connecticut (1-Hr from NYC)
  • Ability to be in-office Tuesday - Thursday which are mandatory collaboration days


Disclosure: The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.