SIG

2024 Sydney PhD Quantitative Researcher Graduate Program

To design and implement quantitative trading strategies that make us leaders in the financial markets.

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  • Banking and Investment

  • Full-time

  • Office | Sydney, Australia

  • Visa sponsorship · No

  • Entry Level · A role for someone with underlying potential, good motivation and ability to learn. Typically no direct experience is required.

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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

We teach our Graduate Quantitative Researchers to use their problem-solving skills and mathematical creativity to find solutions in competitive and constantly changing financial markets. Working along other researchers, traders, and technologists, you’ll use an academic research approach to transform our quantitative modeling into trading opportunities. 

What you'll be responsible for

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    Quantitative Analysis Communication

    Communicate findings and recommendations to portfolio managers and other stakeholders

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    Investment and Market Research

    Conduct research to identify market trends and investment opportunities

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    Mathematical Modeling

    Develop and use mathematical models and statistical techniques to analyze financial data and make investment decisions

Skills you'll need

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    Numerical problem solving

    Works with numerical information and performs mathematical calculations to solve problems

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    Critical thinking

    Identifies and synthesizes patterns and trends amongst various sources of information to reach a meaningful conclusion, perspective or insight

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    Attention to detail

    Accurately identifies and rectifies discrepancies or errors that exists in information and deliverables

Meet the team

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SIG

A global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making.