SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with a growth mindset and an analytical approach to decision making. As one of the largest proprietary trading firms in the world, we benefit the financial markets by providing liquidity and ensuring competitive prices for buyers and sellers. We bring together the brightest minds, the best technology, and the most expansive library of data in the industry to design and implement quantitative trading strategies that make us leaders in the financial markets. Beyond trading, SIG is active in global private equity, structured capital and institutional brokerage.
About the role
Explore industry research options at SIG. We’re on the lookout for passionate PhD researchers who are interested in using their rigorous academic research approach to solve challenging problems with real word application, within fast paced financial markets.
What you'll be responsible for
Quantitative Analysis Communication
Communicate findings and recommendations to portfolio managers and other stakeholders
Investment and Market Research
Conduct research to identify market trends and investment opportunities
Develop and use mathematical models and statistical techniques to analyze financial data and make investment decisions
Skills you'll need
Numerical problem solving
Works with numerical information and performs mathematical calculations to solve problems
Identifies and synthesizes patterns and trends amongst various sources of information to reach a meaningful conclusion, perspective or insight
Attention to detail
Accurately identifies and rectifies discrepancies or errors that exists in information and deliverables