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Quantitative Researcher

Posted 9 March by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply Ended
Adecco are seeking a Quantitative Researcher to work within one of our clients Project Management teams. The successful candidate will work within a small team, developing, implementing and testing cutting-edge statistical models for financial markets.
We are looking for individuals that can apply scientific research skills - deep thinking, seeking creative solutions, rigorous hypothesis testing - to real-world applied problems. We place high value on continuous learning and development and this role represents a rare opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly experienced quantitative researchers.

Responsibilities:

*Perform original statistical research
*Develop and test models of financial markets
*Develop advanced statistical and computational methods to work with massive data sets
*Keep up to date with relevant cutting-edge methods and technologies

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

Degree in a numerate subject with substantial statistical content from a top-ranked university

*Proven ability to work autonomously on research projects
*Hands-on experience of organising, cleaning and modelling empirical data
*Fluent numerical or statistical programming in at least one language

Preferred Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

Experience in C++ programming would be highly advantageous

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34365665

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