Quantitative Researcher Intern - Boston | 29782 | Zoek USA
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Quantitative Researcher Intern, Summer 2022
Company OverviewArrowstreet Capital is a Boston-based systematic investment firm that manages global equity portfolios for institutional investors around the world. Our firm manages over $140 billion for over 230 client relationshipsTeam OverviewWe are looking for Quantitative Researcher Interns to collaborate with our Research group. We are a collaborative, data-driven, intellectually rigorous team responsible for coming up with investment ideas, codifying those ideas into signals, back-testing the signals, and producing return, risk and trading cost forecasts based on the signals to drive trading decisions. We maintain a friendly, team-oriented environment and place a high value on professionalism, attitude and initiative. As a Quantitative Researcher Intern, you will be immersed in our research effort, working side-by-side with members of the Research group. Our intern program combines theory, practice and technology and provides significant insights into quantitative investment management. You will work on high impact projects that may involve finance, statistics, applied math, optimization theory and computer programming. ResponsibilitiesTypical responsibilities include:Merging, structuring, and analyzing large amounts of data from various sourcesAssessing quality of historical panel data, diagnosing deficiencies and prescribing fixesPerforming ad-hoc exploratory statistical analysis across multiple large complex data sets from a variety of structured and unstructured sourcesWriting and maintaining code that supports the investment research processResearching predictable patterns in asset returns, risks, trading costs and other data relevant to financial marketsPerforming portfolio construction research using our simulation capabilityQualificationsEnrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program from a top educational institution in finance, mathematics, economics, or a closely-related discipline emphasizing quantitative and financial analysis. Expected degree completion within a year of the internshipDemonstrated academic successStrong analytical, quantitative, programming and problem solving skillsUnderstanding of probability, statistics, linear regression, time-series analysis, linear algebra, calculus, optimization and portfolio theoryExperience with a statistical computing environment such as STATA, R, MATLAB, or PythonKnowledge of the application of statistics to economics (including econometrics or regression analysis)Experience analyzing large data setsPassion for financial marketsExcellent communication skills, including data visualizationHigh energy and strong work ethicPlease include your resume and transcript(s) upon submission of your maintain a friendly, team-oriented environment and place a high value on professionalism, attitude and -9388f2c5-6488-449d-ba7d-76ee42523a4c