Duration: 6 months, starting immediately
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.
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.
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.