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Citadel HK
Quantitative Research & Development (Internship)

Position Description:

OPPORTUNITY: Quantitative Research & Development (Full Time or Internship)


About Citadel
Citadel is a worldwide leader in finance utilizing proprietary technology and quantitatively-driven strategies to transform the global markets. We tackle some of the toughest problems in the industry and seek to excel in all strategies. The work is demanding even for the brightest minds and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Here, great ideas come from everyone.

If this is what excites you:
• Constantly learning and developing to remain ahead of global market dynamics
• Working in a team environment that combines trading, quantitative research and technology
• Using one of the world’s most powerful trading platforms

If this is what excites you:
• Conduct research and statistical analysis and build & refine monetization systems for trading signals
• Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code
• Back test and implement trading models and signals in live trading environment
• Innovating new features from unconventional data sources 

And this is what you’ve got: 

• Advanced training from leading academic institutions in Computer Science (including Machine Learning, AI or related fields), Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related field
• Strong Statistical analysis (time series analysis, ANOVA, etc); Knowledge of probability theory (Bayesian theory, Markov chain, etc); Experience applying advanced mathematical & statistical techniques to complex data intensive problems
• Good programming skills (e.g. C/C++) with experience with one or more statistical packages (e.g. R/Matlab) and exposure to one or more scripting languages (e.g. Python)
• Demonstrated interest in or knowledge of investments instruments/financial markets a plus
• Comfortable in a complex, fast-paced and highly technical environment

About the Role
At Citadel, Quantitative Research (“QR”) is responsible for developing and testing automated quant trading strategies using sophisticated statistical techniques. We offer excellent exposure to a quantitative trading career path in one of the world’s leading global financial institutions.

Please send your resume to echo.xu@citadel.com

Position Type: Postgraduate-Students

Selection Criteria:

Salary: Paid

Closing Date: 30/09/2017

Category: IPP


Applicant must be a Permanent Resident: No

Attach copy of Academic Transcript:
(Note: Forging an Academic Transcript is a case of Academic Misconduct and may lead to expulsion.)

Enquiries To:
Echo Xu

Applications To:
Echo Xu

Location: Hong Kong

Date first posted: 31/08/2017 3:58:53 PM