Senior Quantitative Researcher (Релокация в Армению)

Компания организует релокацию в Армению. Резюме только на английском языке.


Job Responsibilities (including, but not limited to, the following):

  • Building algorithmic, computer-driven models;
  • Conducting research on academic quantitative finance literature;
  • Exploring new data;
  • Applying an alignment of innovative methods in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Financial Economics.


Job Requirements:

  • Proven 3 years experience in quantitative equity research (buy side or sell side);
  • Background in working with large data sets;
  • Degree from a top university in a highly analytical/quantitative field, such as: Mathematics, Finance or Economics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or similar;
  • Research mind-set: be a problem solver, creative, steadfast, smart, a self-starter, etc;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction;
  • Critical thinking and ability to come up with non-standard approaches;
  • Solid programming skills (C++ and Python);
  • Good knowledge of English (both oral and written);
  • Strong work ethic.


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with corporate actions data;
  • Familiarity with equity index basics;
  • International or regional Mathematical/Programming/Physics Olympiad medals;
  • Strong record of academic achievement (PhD, scientific publications, conference presentations, grants or awards);
  • Knowledge of financial economics, including but not limited to portfolio theory, asset pricing, corporate finance, derivatives, etc.


What we offer:

  • Multifaceted work without routine in a leading international company;
  • Opportunity for promotion to Vice President in 1 to 2 years, based upon performance;
  • Competitive compensation package, which may include annual bonuses and annual salary increases;
  • Healthy work-life balance support (flexible start of working day, parental leave, sabbatical aer 5 years of service etc);
  • Possibility for business trips (US and other countries);
  • Regular team building, competitions and corporate events;
  • Monthly team lunches;
  • Social package:
    • Medical insurance and cancer insurance for employees and their family member including dental (wife/husband, children under 23 years old);
    • Life insurance for employees only;
    • Support program for employees and their relatives on psychological, legal, and financial issues;
    • Sick leave – 100% of salary, including full payment of maternity leave (140 days);
    • Parental leave program up to 3 weeks for secondary care givers (fathers) with 100% pay;
    • 3 additional vacation days per year;
  • Culture of continuous learning: certification, online and offline training in Russia and abroad, English classes, mentoring in professional development;
  • Fruits & snacks in the office;
  • Relocation package


Stages of our recruitment process:

  • CV review;
  • Tests (Math and Programming);
  • 3 interviews (in case of successfully completed tests);
  • 3 more interviews (in case of successfully completed previous stage interviews);
  • Interview with WorldQuant Russia General Manager (in case of successfully completed previous stage interviews);
  • Decision.

Candidate selection criteria

Professional Experience*

3 years (Required)


Undergraduate (Required)