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Graduate Quant Researcher

Posted 15 May 2024
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0 to 2 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Job function
Salary
€80,000 per year
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As a Graduate Quant Researcher at Da Vinci, you’ll work alongside a fun team of highly skilled traders and engineers. Our Quant Researchers are key to developing and improving algorithmic trading strategies that help us reach our goal of building one of the best proprietary trading firms in the world.

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a successful and fast-growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyse market data to build new trading strategies
  • Develop tools that translate data analysis results into useful inputs for trading
  • Continuously analyse and improve our existing strategies
  • Improve and refine our data infrastructure and setup
  • Evaluate prospective markets for opportunities

Requirements:

  • Technical background (Maths, Physics, Engineering, Econometrics, Quant Finance or similar quantitative studies)
  • Programming knowledge in Python, MATLAB, R or C++
  • Passion for research, in-depth analysis, and mathematical modelling
  • Ability to understand mathematical theory and translate it into practice
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical approach to solving complex problems
  • Competitive but cooperative attitude
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial mindset

Benefits

  • A comprehensive theoretical and practical training program provided by our dedicated in-house trainer
  • Sign-on bonus of EUR 20k, base salary of EUR 80k
  • Excellent variable pay and growth opportunities
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in the company
  • A relocation package when moving from abroad, including flight coverage, temporary accommodation upon arrival, house-finding service and expat support
  • Meals during work hours
  • Social events and after-work drinks
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Sponsored gym membership
  • In-house game room (pool table, board games and console games)

Currently we are not offering internships or opportunities to write a thesis. This may change in the future. Please visit our website periodically and follow us on social media to stay up to date.

We will soon start hiring graduates for 2025! Join the email list to be the first to apply.

Da Vinci was founded in 2015 after a group of passionate trading experts found themselves desiring a new way of working. We specialise in solving market inefficiencies, identifying opportunities based on volatility arbitrage strategies and providing liquidity to markets around the world. Our goal is to become the best trading house in the world, by keeping our work smart and creative, making the most of our team’s strategic minds to challenge existing ways of thinking.

Finance & Banking
Amsterdam
Active in 3 countries
100 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 27 years