Quantitative Research & Trading

Quantitative Research & Trading

Known in the business as ‘quants’, quantitative analysts develop and implement complex mathematical models that financial institutions utilise in order to make decisions about risk management, investments and pricing. An amalgamation of logic and smarts, a quant’s aim is to reduce risk and generate profits.

The International Association For Quantitative Finance is a not-for-profit, professional society dedicated to fostering the profession of quantitative finance by providing platforms to discuss cutting-edge and pivotal issues in the field. Founded in 1992, the IAQF is composed of individual academics and practitioners from banks, broker dealers, hedge funds, pension funds, asset managers, technology firms, regulators, accounting, consulting and law firms, and universities across the globe.

The future looks bright for the quantitative hedge fund industry, with US$1tn (€900bn) of assets under management worldwide, according to latest figures. Demand for candidates in Germany is at an all-time high, spurred further by an increase in Brexit-related roles in the banking sector. Salaries in the industry have increased by around 15-20% as the banking industry feels confident about the positive effect Brexit will have on the job market.

Our Berlin based consultants are specialists in their markets, recruiting top talent for organisations in quantitative analytics sector throughout Germany and the rest of Europe.

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Selby Jennings: A specialist talent partner

Selby Jennings is a leading specialist talent partner for banking and financial services.

Our global Quants team provides permanent, contract, and multi-hire talent solutions from our offices across three continents.

For nearly 20 years, financial firms and professionals have benefited from our extensive experience and a well-garnered network, with unrivalled expertise in securing the brightest minds, from systematic traders, modelers, developers, portfolio managers, to risk analysts.

From streamlining processes and upskilling workforces, to staying cutting edge by employing flexible working models, we advise enterprise leaders on when to strike and how. We also provide expert insight to Quants professionals on benchmarking benefits packages and salaries and assist them through their career moves.

Winning ‘Best Executive Search – Quant’, by HFM in the European Quant Services Award 2021, as well as being named last year’s Best Executive Search Firm by HFM for the US, we are committed to help our clients secure top Quant talent.

Whether you are interested in securing exceptional quantitative talent or are a Quant's professional on a mission for quantitative research jobs, the Selby Jennings global Quants team will deliver exceptional talent to industry-leading firms, from global investment banks, boutique hedge funds, management consultancies, software providers, and everything in between.


Benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global Quants team

We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global Quants team are:

20 years of experience

Extensive knowledge: Our global Quants team has nearly 20 years of experience in this niche sector

award-winning recruitment experts

Our award-winning talent experts offer guidance in the Quants space across three continent

Global recruitment team

Our Quants team places, on average, over 300 professionals globally each year

Recruiting for a portfolio of clients globally

An unrivaled growing portfolio of global clients, both big and small

Do not miss out on securing your desired Quants professionals or securing your next Quants professional role in a Quant's workforce.

Quantitative Analytics Jobs

Systematic Fixed Income Alpha Researcher
US$300000 - US$700000 per year, New York

A portfolio manager at a world class hedge fund is looking to build out their team. There is a ne...

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Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst - Credit Risk Models
Negotiable, Amsterdam

As a Senior Credit Risk modeller, you will play a key role in ensuring that the bank makes inform...

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Quantitative Researcher
Negotiable, Beijing

The Quantitative Researcher will be responsible for: Examine ways to apply data to the financial ...

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Senior quant
Negotiable, Shanghai

Our client, a fast growling hedge fund is expanding their team. Responsibilities: monitor the per...

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Java Developer -Trading System, Global hedge fund
Negotiable, Singapore

We are working with a leading global hedge fund in Singapore that is looking to expand their data...

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VP/Director - IG/HY Credit Algo QR - NYC
US$300000 - US$600000 per year, New York

VP/Director - IG/HY Credit Algo QR - NYC One of the top global investment banks in NYC is looking...

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HFT C++ Quantitative Developer
Negotiable, Hong Kong

High-Frequency Trading C++ Developer needed in Hong Kong, Singapore and China. Job Responsibiliti...

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Site Reliability Engineer / Electronic Trading / Sydney
Negotiable, Sydney

My client is a fast growing Electronic Trading firm in Sydney who specialise in market making, pr...

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Quantitative Strategist - Crypto (Remote)
US$150000 - US$300000 per year + PnL % Split based on performance \, New York

Quantitative Strategist - Crypto (Remote) A top Crypto Quantitative Trading Firm is looking to on...

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