Edgestream Partners, L.P., based in Princeton, NJ, seeks highly skilled researchers interested in applying advanced mathematical modeling techniques to trading in world financial markets.
The research group at Edgestream consists of a small team of Ph.D.s who perform statistical, information theoretic, and algorithmic research as well as engineer the computational infrastructure of a quantitative hedge fund.
We are a fully research-driven company; everyone, including management, is involved in current technical research, and every member of the research staff has an opportunity to contribute directly to the company’s bottom line.
No knowledge of finance is required.
Desired Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate:
Has a Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, EE, or Computer Science
Is comfortable with programming and complex data.
Has a demonstrated ability to successfully conduct top-level research.
Can clearly communicate results and collaborate with others.
Compensation is attractive and consists of both a salary and a bonus tied to overall firm performance.
About us: We are a well-established asset manager, founded and run by scientists with a taste for programming. We trade around the world and around the clock, using advanced mathematical techniques to predict the behavior of financial markets. Our trading is fully systematic and completely automated.
Our research team is an intellectually diverse group of scientists and engineers. We are responsible for the development of our trading strategies. We perform the research, and we write the code. This is a collaborative effort; our success is derived from the knowledge we share. We program in Python and Cython, on Linux, using industry-standard open source tools like git and numpy wherever possible. When we build our own software, we do it carefully, with a focus on generality and reuseability. We work reasonable hours in a pleasant environment, and we dress however we like.
Legal disclaimer: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Send inquiries to email@example.com. If you send us a resume, please include your PhD thesis, your three strongest published papers and a brief summary of your scientific and/or technical contributions.
About Edgestream Partners, LP
Edgestream Partners, L.P. (“Edgestream”), is the investment manager to US and Non-US privately offered hedge fund vehicles.
Edgestream is in the business of fully-systematic, absolute-return investment management within the alternative investment category. Our firm utilizes proprietary and confidential mathematical models to identify profitable trading opportunities within a diversified portfolio of domestic and international futures contracts, foreign exchange instruments and U.S.-listed equities.
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