🚀 Internship

Quantitative Researcher - Intern - PhD

🚀 Off-cycle

London

19hrs left
Apply by Mar 31

Description

Capula is looking to a hire a Quantitative Researcher Intern in our London office. Successful candidates will be completing their PhD, be highly quantitative and have a clear interest in finance. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team of a world-renowned and dynamic global quantitative hedge fund.

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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with researchers, traders and quantitative strategists on defined project(s) leading directly to trading decisions
  • Backtest trading models and strategies
  • Receive and participate wholly in training in financial modelling, analysis, research methods and trading strategies, in particular financial flows analysis.
  • Apply knowledge of finance theory to improve existing quantitative decision making models and tools
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Requirements

  • Students working towards a PhD in a highly quantitative discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, or another quantitative field)
  • A keen interest in finance
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills accompanied by critical thinking and intellectual curiosity
  • Experience with programming (e.g. Python/C++)
  • A consistently strong academic record
  • An interest in working in a highly dynamic environment
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