Quantitative Research & Trading

Quantitative Research & Trading

​A quantitative analyst (in financial jargon, a quant) is a person who specialises in the application of mathematical and statistical methods to financial and risk management problems. Quant analysts apply mathematical and statistical models in the sell-side for derivatives pricing and risk management, as well as the buy-side for statistical arbitrage, algorithmic trading and quantitative investment trading.

Harnessing the power of computer science and vast data-sets to make investment decisions is no mean feat. In the words of Jim Simons, Renaissance Technologies founder and leader of the quant revolution, “The system is always leaking, and we keep having to add water to keep it ahead of the game.” The ‘quant king’ is no stranger to success. Since 1988, Renaissance Technologies has generated over $100bn in trading profits – more than any other hedge fund in history.

The International Association For Quantitative Finance is a not-for-profit, professional society dedicated to fostering the profession of quantitative finance by providing platforms to discuss cutting-edge and pivotal issues in the field. Founded in 1992, the IAQF is composed of individual academics and practitioners from banks, broker dealers, hedge funds, pension funds, asset managers, technology firms, regulators, accounting, consulting and law firms, and universities across the globe.

Our London City based consultants are specialists in their markets, recruiting top talent for organisations across the quants job markets throughout the UK and Europe.

Quantitative Analytic Jobs

Infrastructure/DevOps Engineer
Negotiable, Hong Kong

My client is a Hong Kong based quantitative trading firm founded in 2014 by an industry leader co...

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Equity Execution Quant
Negotiable, England

A leading US Investment Bank is looking to make a hire for their high-performing Execution Analyt...

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Equity Execution Quant
Negotiable, England

A leading US Investment Bank is looking to make a hire for their high-performing Execution Analyt...

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Global Macro Strategist - FICC
US$300000 - US$600000 per year, New York

Responsibilities: Researching/developing/implementing quantitative pricing models across FX, rate...

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Operations Analyst
Competitive Salary , London

Responsibilities: Performing core start-of-day and end-of-day controls to ensure all risks is acc...

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Associate Algo Developer (Java)
US$175000 - US$250000 per year, New York

A leading investment bank in NYC is looking to a driven, Java-expert, candidate that aspires to w...

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Front Office Java Quant Developer (Associate)
US$175000 - US$275000 per year, New York City

After experiencing exponential growth in revenue over the last twelve months, an extremely reputa...

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Quantitative Researcher
Negotiable, United States of America

Responsibilities: Statistical analysis and modeling techniques under a financial scope Research a...

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Quant Trader (Experienced)
Negotiable, Singapore

Responsibilities: Build and implement quantitative trading models for asset classes in Asian mark...

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