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Employer: Citadel and Citadel Securities

Expires: 05/31/2021

At Citadel, our mission is to be the most successful investment team in the world. Quantitative Researchers 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.Your Objectives:Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into codeBack test and implement trading models and signals in an active, live trading environmentUse unconventional data sources to drive innovationConduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine monetization systems for trading signalsYour Skills & Talents:Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field (Bachelors, Masters, PhD degree)Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g. machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP)Background working in a data driven research environmentExperience with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB), distributed computing (e.g. MapReduce), and analytical packages (e.g. R, Matlab)Independent research experienceExcellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detailStrong written and verbal communications skills