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Director , Quant Research , Buy Side , Hedge Fund

  • 8-15 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

We are seeking an Head of Quantitative Research, India to join our India team and will be responsible for supporting the global quantitative strategy team (American, European, Japanese and India Markets). Candidate will have the opportunity to work with distinguished members of the Industry globally and be responsible for delivering the Alpha generation strategy for the Firm.Principal Responsibilities :Research :, Conducts empirical research in equity markets., Develops and identifies new investment ideas or opportunities., Research, back test, and code new ideas or improve existing ones, Responsible for quality research project delivery in India, Hiring and mentoring team of Quant Researchers, Organizing research committees, Analysis & development of Alpha generation ideas based on research papers, Evaluation and analysis of equity data sets, alternate data sets for developing Alpha generation modelsManagement :, Help and guide junior researchers during development and testing phases, Day to Day task management of junior researchers, Work closely with global researchers on research priorities for India., Help hire and build high caliber research team in India, India research team performance measurement and improvementRequired Knowledge and Skills :, Knowledge of investments and the financial markets, to analyze investment data and make investment recommendations., Proven track record as a quantitative researcher or strategist, in hedge fund, asset management or proprietary desk, trading firm (buy side) , Expertise in financial econometrics, strong coding skills in Python, Matlab, R, SQL etc. , An understanding of Machine Learning, optimization, Transaction Cost modeling or Data visualization is a plus., 7+ years of professional buy side experience in an Equity Based trading environment (prop desk or hedge fund), Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related field