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Quantitative Researcher
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Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
C/C++/C#
R
Python
MATLAB
Requirements
  • A degree in a technical discipline with a focus on statistics, machine learning, signal processing, optimization and control graduating between December 2022 and August 2023 (Bachelor's, Master's, PhD)
  • A curiosity for model development and experience handling large data sets
  • Expertise in programming using Python, R, MATLAB, or C++ for conducting research
  • Can advocate for your beliefs in a concise and effective way with the team
  • Significant hands-on experience applying machine learning algorithms to real world problems
  • Strong problem-solving and statistics skills
  • The proactive ability to take the lead on assignments and deliver practical research results in a timely manner
Responsibilities
  • Extract predictive signals from financial data through both traditional statistical analysis methods and cutting edge machine learning techniques
  • Assist software developers to translate research strategies into production software
  • Optimize the order execution and risk management of our trading system
  • Create robust solutions to problems presented in the trading environment
  • Formulate and apply mathematical modeling techniques to enhance existing trading strategies and perform innovative new research with the goal of identifying and capturing trading opportunities
  • Automate human-decision based trading strategies; prototype algorithmic trades from trading ideas
DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
Benefits
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.