General Quantitative Research – Campus

Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York

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Job Description

At Citadel, our mission is to become the most successful investment team in the world. To achieve this, we bring together elite Quantitative Researchers to develop and implement next generation valuation models and automated trading strategies. As a Quantitative Researcher, you’ll leverage sophisticated statistical techniques to solve some of the most complex quantitative problems of our time.
Your skills and talents:
·         Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD degree)
·         Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g.,machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP)
·         Prior experience working in a data driven research environment
·         Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g.,MongoDB)
·         Experience with distributed computing using MapReduce
·         Experience with analytical packages (e.g., R,Matlab)
·         Independent research experience
·         Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced team environment
·         Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills
Your opportunity:
We want you to shape your own career path by exploring and executing on big, innovative ideas that drive capital markets and, in turn, allow capital to get efficiently allocated to the innovations that improve society. Apply here and we’ll be in touch if a relevant opportunity becomes available in quantitative research.

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.