Quantitative Research Analyst – Intern (US)

Chicago, Miami, New York

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Job Description

Our mission is to be the most successful investment team in the world. Quantitative Researcher Analysts play a key role in this mission by developing next-generation models and trading approaches for a range of investment strategies. You’ll get to challenge the impossible in quantitative research by applying sophisticated and complex statistical techniques to financial markets, some of the most complex data sets in the world.
As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in research through an 11 week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers throughout the internship.
Your Objectives
  • 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 a live trading environment
  • Use unconventional data sources to drive innovation
  • Conduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine monetization systems for trading signals
Your Skills & Talents
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field
  • 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 translating mathematical models and algorithms into code (Python, R or C++)
  • 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
Opportunities available in Chicago, New York, Miami.
In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the expected base salary range for this role is $4,300.00 to $5,000.00 per week. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

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.