Junior Quantitative Researcher - Systematic Trading Strategies
Boronia Capital Pty. Ltd.

Sydney

Closing date: 31st January 2016

Boronia Capital is a well-established Hedge Fund with an 20+ year track record. Our focus is on systematic trading in the Futures space. Boronia is committed to the development of robust quantitative investment strategies through a disciplined scientific research process.

We are currently looking for Junior Quantitative Researchers to add to our existing research and trading teams. The primary task will be to undertake research into the detection and exploitation of robust statistically significant patterns within financial time series data with the aim of developing automated trading strategies. This is a task which has the potential to encompass a diverse range of research directions. Consequently the role will have a broad scope.

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or recent Honours/Masters degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, finance or a related field. All levels of experience will be considered. Competency in software development is essential and a thorough knowledge of one or more of Fortran, C, C++, Matlab or related languages will be required.

Knowledge of or past research experience in any of the fields of complex systems, statistical and numerical analysis, machine learning, pattern recognition, time series modelling or related would be highly regarded. Prior knowledge of or experience in finance is however not a pre-requisite. Applicants should be willing to work closely with other researchers and with I.T. professionals within the company.

This is an exciting, intellectually challenging and rewarding role for someone with enthusiasm, imagination and a desire to learn more about the dynamics of financial markets. The work environment is friendly and informal.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Bonuses are linked to seniority and performance.

Interested applicants can send their CV + cover letter : Research@boroniacapital.com.au



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