Data Scientist

Systematic and Quantitative New York, New York


Description

Job Title: Data Scientist

Job Location: New York City

The QuantOne group is one of the major initiatives for Hutchin Hill.  Formed in 2016 after the consolidation of most of the firm’s quant teams, our mandate is to enable the next generation of quant strategies for the firm. 

To enhance our group’s capabilities, we are looking for a quant researcher / data scientist to be part of our emerging data group.  You will be responsible for driving the analysis of 3rd party alternative data to develop signals for trading with a focus on the US but expanding over time to our global footprint.  In addition to focusing on these datasets, you will also provide contributions to the broader group by working with other researchers to develop and enhance our core trading strategies.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work with data group to evaluate 3rd party datasets and previously unexplored research areas – many outside the financial services space.
  • Develop and apply statistical analysis and modeling techniques for processing, interpreting and extracting information that move research from ideas into trading decisions.
  • Utilize deep knowledge of modern data paradigms to create tools to analyze very large and/or distributed data sets for patterns.
  • Explore datasets in more traditional quant finance areas to add to and improve our existing models

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a work or post-graduate setting
  • Experience in a quantitative role within a trading environment or outside of industry experience applying advanced quantitative techniques to solve complex data problems
  • Strong analytical skills with experience developing statistical models and signals
  • Programming / coding skills in Python, C/C++, q/Kdb+, Pandas or similar
  • Prior background in finance is not required but is a plus

Academic Prerequisites

  • A proven quant researcher / data scientist with a PhD or equivalent in engineering, mathematics, statistics, the natural sciences, or a related

Hutchin Hill Capital

Hutchin Hill Capital is a multi-strategy fund focused on liquid investments in fundamental and quantitative strategies. It seeks to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns with low beta and correlation to traditional risk assets through investments representing four distinct sources of alpha: Global Equities, Fundamental L/S Credit, Global Macro, and Systematic & Quantitative.

Hutchin Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.