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23/08 Vanessa
HR Manager at Versor Investments

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Versor Investments - Quantitative Researcher - PhD (0-3 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 968166

Role Summary :

- The Quantitative Researcher position will be based in Mumbai and be a part of the Portfolio Enhancements team. They will collaborate closely with senior researchers to develop rigorous scientific methods and analytics for a sophisticated quantitative investment process covering forecast models, risk management models, and portfolio optimization tools.

- We are seeking candidates who have excelled in quantitative research and have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent research utilizing large datasets. Quantitative research experience could be in the fields of mathematics, statistics, pure sciences, engineering, etc.

- This role is ideal for candidates who have a strong research background in experimental sciences and are interested in quantitative investment research.

Responsibilities :

- Apply advanced statistical techniques to develop forecast models utilizing large datasets

- Develop and refine risk management and portfolio optimization models

- Identify potential enhancements to quantitative investment processes

- Review research papers and journals as a part of the research process

- Manage different aspects of the research process including methodology selection, data collection and analysis, prototyping, and back-testing

- Build systems for implementation of quantitative investment processes

- Contribute towards white papers and thought leadership articles published by the firm

Qualifications

- PhD, M.Tech. or M.Sc. in computer science, economics, statistics, physics or similar quantitative disciplines from a top tier institute

- Demonstrated ability to conduct independent in-depth research utilizing large datasets

- Validate prior research experience through research publications

- Excellent mathematical and statistical skills

- Working knowledge of Python will be beneficial

- Good written and oral communication skills

- Good coordination skills and ability to work in a team

About Versor Investments :

Versor Investments is a quantitative investment boutique focused on delivering uncorrelated alternative strategies to institutional investors. Headquartered in New York, Versor's leadership experience in quantitative investing extends over 20 years. Using a scientific, research-driven framework to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns, Versor has two business lines: Hedge Funds and Risk Premia.

Know more about us at https://versorinvest.com/about/

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