Quantitative Researcher (in Bangkok, Thailand)
WorldQuant Research (Thailand) Co., LTD., seeks 10 mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering (Chemical, Petroleum, Automotive, etc.) majors for quantitative researcher positions involving the creation of computer-based models that seek to predict the movements of worldwide financial markets.
Candidates need not have prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock markets and financial markets. Our highly accomplished senior staff will provide the new hires with mentoring and guidance to help them succeed.
We offer outstanding career opportunities, which include:
- Competitive financial rewards, relative to performance and position
- Friendly and collegial working environment
- Opportunity for promotion to Vice President in 2 to 4 years
- Rare opportunity to learn from highly successful investment experts
- Possess or expect a BS degree from one of Thailand’s top 2 universities (or from one of the top 50 universities in the world) with top class ranking, awards or distinctions – in a highly analytical field, such as:
- Computer Science
- Engineering (Chemical, Petroleum and Automotive)
- or any other related field that is highly analytical and quantitative
- Ranked as top 20% in class for bachelor’s degree
- Have a research scientist mind-set, i.e., be a deep thinker, creative, persevering, smart, a self-starter, etc.
- Be competent in a programming language (C++ or C)
- Possess good English language skills
- Have a strong interest in learning about worldwide financial markets
- Have a strong work ethic
Additional preferred qualifications:
- Preferably possess or will soon have a Masters or Ph.D. degree from one of Thailand’s top universities or a leading foreign university
- Several years’ work experience in financial industries or quantitative research is a plus
- Possession of an international or regional Mathematical Olympiad medal is a plus
Position based in Bangkok, Thailand.
Interested and qualified candidates please email your current CV (or any questions) in ENGLISH and local language to WQThailandjobs@worldquant.com