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Quantitative Trading Research InternBookmark This
40 Wall Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY
DescriptionCoastal Management is a hedge fund specializing in algorithmic high frequency to medium frequency equities, futures, and options strategies. We are a purely systematic trading firm that aims to generate excess returns on strategies with very low risk characteristics.
The position will involve parsing through financial data and researching for a variety of medium and high-frequency statistical-arbitrage and momentum-based trading strategies. You will operate in a team-environment and will need to communicate and exchange ideas effectively with traders and developers. You will gain experience and insight from working front-office, at an algorithmic trading desk.
Strong programming skills are essential, as there is a heavy amount of coding involved. You will also be asked to evaluate and implement published work.
Candidates holding or pursuing a MS or PhD in technical fields, such as Computational Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics, or Statistics, are strongly preferred.
Candidates local/accessible to New York City will receive priority.
ResponsibilitiesPlease answer the following questions: http://www.coastal-management.com/cmqd.doc and apply directly to firstname.lastname@example.org with your answers, resume and cover letter.
Requirements• Experience with C#/C++ .NET
• Proficiency in statistical packages: R/MATLAB/SAS
• Familiarity with scripting languages: Python/Perl
• Linux knowledge beneficial
• SQL proficiency beneficial