Quantitative Research Director

Qube Research & Technologies

Qube Research & Technologies (QRT) is a global quantitative and systematic investment manager, operating in all liquid asset classes across the world. We are a technology and data driven group implementing a scientific approach to investing. Combining data, research, technology and trading expertise has shaped QRT’s collaborative mindset which enables us to solve the most complex challenges. QRT’s culture of innovation continuously drives our ambition to deliver high quality returns for our investors.

Your future role within QRT

  • Building and Leading a team of quant researchers to develop high quality alpha models
  • Mentoring junior researchers in research and collaboration with other researchers across the globe
  • Researching and developing high quality predictive signals
  • Identifying statistical patterns and opportunities by leveraging access to large and diversified datasets
  • Generating new research ideas, alphas, features
  • Monitoring signal behaviour and model performance over time
  • Leading the full strategy research cycle from signal generation to implementation in the global execution platform

Your present skillset

  • Proven track record in delivering successful systematic strategies
  • 7-15 years’ experience with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in alpha generation and 2-3 years’ experience in portfolio management
  • Advanced knowledge in statistics, machine learning, NLP or AI techniques
  • Intellectual curiosity to explore new data sets, solve complex problems, drive innovative processes and connect the dots between multiple fields
  • Comfortable with handling large datasets with time-series in-memory and/or column-oriented databases
  • Coding skills required in at least one leading programming language (Python, R, C#, C++)
  • Excellent communication skills

QRT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity as essential to our success. QRT empowers employees to work openly and respectfully to achieve collective success. In addition to professional achievement, we are offering initiatives and programs to enable employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.

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