JOB DESCRIPTION

Visiting Quantitative Researcher
Location:Philadelphia Area

Overview

See the impact of your research directly as you work on our trade floor with traders and developers by exploring the application of probability, statistics, stochastic modeling, and numerical analysis to real-world problems and challenges in the financial markets.

SIG’s Visiting Quanitative Researcher gives you the opportunity to see how your quantitative methods can turn into trading strategies. During the 10 weeks you will spend with us at our headquarters, you will gain exposure to real projects and research in proprietary trading as you collaborate with other Quantitative Researchers on one of SIG’s trading desks. You will participate in an educational program that includes lectures on the industry, small group sessions with our tenured researchers, and speaker series that offer insight to the world of finance while strengthening your quantitative skills as they apply to the ‘mathematical puzzles’ we strive to solve.  


What we're looking for
  • PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, or other quantitatively driven field
  • Currently a Professor at an Academic Institution
  • Have strong, practical programming and scripting skills (We use Python, Matlab, R, C, and C++ extensively.)
  • Have experience working on in-depth research projects

For more information, please contact/send your resume to Mike Pachella at mike.pachella@sig.com.

 

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