Quantitative Research Internship

  • Hours: 100%

  • Location: Zürich

  • Duration: 6 months, starting immediately

swissQuant Group provides quantitative services, consultancy and products for financial and industrial clients, including a number of global Fortune 500 companies. Our business edge originates from the effective translation of Intelligent Technology into measurable, bottom-line client value. swissQuant Group is a privately held company incorporated in 2005 as a spin-off of ETH Zürich.

Position

We offer an Internship position for an aspiring Quant Engineer wishing to focus on the research and development of statistics, machine learning and optimization frameworks for the financial and the industrial sectors. This position will offer you an excellent opportunity to apply the knowledge and the skills you developed during your studies in a dynamic environment and in close contact with the financial sector.

Scope

Your work will focus on investigating the potential of advanced statistical techniques to solve client problems or open new business opportunities. The work involves screening the literature, identifying the weakness and strength of different available approaches, developing prototype algorithms, back testing new procedures against well-established methods, and finally writing internal reports and scientific papers. You will be supervised by an experienced Senior Quant Engineer.

Requirements

Outstanding university track records and the following qualifications are required:

  • MSc or higher degree in: Statistics, Data Science, Quantitative Finance or Computational Science

  • Computer programming skills: Python, R or Matlab, SQL

  • Good knowledge of statistics, machine learning algorithms and optimization

  • Good spoken and written English

  • Eligible to live and work in Switzerland

Interested? Please send your complete CV and transcripts with your application.

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