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Data Scientist

Quantitative Research

Data Scientist

Imagine beating the efficient market hypothesis with the full big data toolset

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company.  By using the latest scientific techniques, we produce world-beating predictive research and build advanced technology to analyse the world’s data.

We use the latest scientific techniques and advanced data analysis methods to discover the undiscovered.  Our researchers are free to explore ideas, finding patterns in large, noisy and real-world data sets to predict the movements in global financial markets.

The Role

You will join our team of exceptional data scientists researching systematic investment ideas that predict the future of financial markets, applying scientific techniques to find patterns in large, noisy and rapidly changing real-world data sets. We are working on the fringes of the impossible, trying to beat the efficient market hypothesis with the full “big data” tool set.

Using the latest machine learning modelling techniques, robust statistical analysis and pattern recognition, you will analyse thousands of asset price time series, extracting deep insights. This is a pure research role where you will have the freedom to develop and test your ideas with real-world data in an environment that resembles academia: you are only limited by your imagination!

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will at minimum have experience in the following areas:

  • You will have an interest in applying mathematical concepts to real world financial problems, to implementing theoretical insights as working code, and
  • will have, or be working towards gaining, a Masters or PhD degree in a highly quantitative subject (mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics or engineering).
  • Previous financial experience is not required, although interest in finance and the motivation to rapidly learn more is a prerequisite for working here.

Why should you apply?

  • Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Informal dress code and work/life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Monthly company events
  • Central London office close to 5 stations and 6 tube lines
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