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Citadel Securities

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Quantitative Research Analyst – Intern (Australia)

Sydney
QRs apply advanced statistical techniques to complex data sets to model markets, test hypotheses, and create proprietary trading algorithms.
  • Closing in 6 days

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Start Date
ASAP

Application dates

Applications Open
1 Oct 2021
Applications Close
31 Oct 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Yes
Qualifications Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
I
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
S
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Quantitative Researchers at Citadel Securities apply advanced statistical techniques to complex data sets to model markets, test hypotheses, and create proprietary trading algorithms. As markets continuously evolve, Quantitative Researchers keep Citadel Securities at the forefront of the industry by constantly adapting models and strategies to identify market opportunities around the globe.

As an intern, you'll get to challenge the impossible in research through an 11 week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members and our CEO Peng Zhao. In addition, you'll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers at iconic venues.

Your Objectives:

  • Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models, and help translate algorithms into code
  • Back test and implement trading models and signals in an active, live trading environment
  • Use unconventional data sources to drive innovation
  • Conduct research and statistical analysis to build and refine monetization systems for trading signals

Your Skills & Talents:

  • Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field (Bachelors or Masters degree)
  • Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g. machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP)
  • Background working in a data driven research environment
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB), distributed computing (e.g. MapReduce), and analytical packages (e.g. R, Matlab)
  • Independent research experience
  • Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Closing in 6 days

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Study Field
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
I
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
S
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
If you crave excitement, then trading is a great job for you. A trader’s day is dictated by news events happening in the world, and what other market participants trade against us each day – we never really know what is going to unfold.

Bill

  • Graduate stories
If you crave excitement, then trading is a great job for you. A trader’s day is dictated by news events happening in the world, and what other market participants trade against us each day – we never really know what is going to unfold.

Bill

  • Graduate stories
Broaden your knowledge as much as possible and do not limit yourself to the lectures from school.

Zhenkai

  • Graduate stories
Broaden your knowledge as much as possible and do not limit yourself to the lectures from school.

Zhenkai

  • Graduate stories
If you crave excitement, then trading is a great job for you. A trader’s day is dictated by news events happening in the world, and what other market participants trade against us each day – we never really know what is going to unfold.

Bill

  • Graduate stories
If you crave excitement, then trading is a great job for you. A trader’s day is dictated by news events happening in the world, and what other market participants trade against us each day – we never really know what is going to unfold.

Bill

  • Graduate stories
Broaden your knowledge as much as possible and do not limit yourself to the lectures from school.

Zhenkai

  • Graduate stories
Broaden your knowledge as much as possible and do not limit yourself to the lectures from school.

Zhenkai