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Quantitative Researcher - Sofia

Location: Sofia Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Accountancy & Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3042742
Our Client is a private institutional investment management complex consisting of an international team of researchers and technologists who constantly work toward even greater quantification and automation in the development of its processes. The company expanding its business and opening the first office in Bulgaria.

The research subsidiary in Sofia is seeking mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering majors for quantitative researcher position, involving the creation of computer-based models that seek to predict the movements of worldwide financial markets. Candidates do not need any prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock markets and financial markets. A highly accomplished senior staff will provide the new hires with mentoring and guidance to help them succeed.


We offer outstanding career opportunities, which include:

• Competitive financial rewards, relative to performance and position
• Friendly and collegial working environment
• Opportunity for promotion to Vice President in 2 to 4 years
• Opportunity to learn from investment experts


Requirements:

• Degree from a leading university (Ph.D. or M.Sc. preferred but B.Sc. graduates with honors acceptable) in a highly analytical field, such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Financial Engineering or any other related field that is highly analytical and quantitative
• Ranked as top 20% in class for bachelor's degree, graduated with honorsHave a research scientist mind-set, i.e., be a deep thinker, creative, persevering, smart, a self-starter, etc
• Be competent in a programming language (Python, C++ or similar)
• Possess good English language skills
• Have a strong interest in learning about worldwide financial markets
• Exhibit strong work ethic

Additional preferred qualifications:

• Work experience in financial industries or quantitative research is a plus
• Possession of an international or regional Mathematical Olympiad medal is a plus

The position is based in the research office in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Interested and qualified candidates please email your current CV in English to recruitment.bulgaria@reedglobal.com  

Our Client is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital status, citizenship, national origin, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.