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Snr Quant Researcher/PM, Systematic Equities (Director, Snr VP), UAE

Millar Associates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted 10 hours ago Hybrid Permanent Superb Tax Free Package
Posted by
Craig Millar
This large Asset Manager, based in the Emirates, has strong commitment to leveraging market innovations in technology and data to deliver high-quality returns. They now seek an additional exceptional Senior Quant Researcher/PM to develop, analyze & implement statistical models for their low-frequency equities investing and be part of a dynamic, collaborative investment team.


Systematic Asset Allocation, Research & development, Python


  • Explore and identify statistical patterns including model specification
  • Propose strategic investment theories and develop algorithms to monetize opportunities
  • Assess the profitability of the algorithm under various regimes/scenarios
  • Peer-review research and assess the probability of a false discovery
  • Ensure research documentation is complete, accurate and reproducible
  • Independently assess the profitability of the investment algorithm & validate cause-effect mechanism proposed
  • Assist in productionizing of mathematical prototypes developed, and compute target positions



  • 6 to 12 years in a quantitative research capacity focusing on systematic equities
  • Track record developing, deploying, and managing strategies in the global equities space with a Sharpe Ratio of 1.5+
  • Strong research and programming skills, primarily in Python
  • PhD or Master’s from a top-tier school in a science field (Maths, Statistics, Physics, Engineering & Comp Sci, etc.)
  • Strong abstract reasoning and independent problem-solving skills


  • Experience exploring, researching, and deploying trading signals from various sources of data
  • Experience in quantitative finance, econometrics, and asset pricing
  • Successfully competitor in Math Olympiads will be a plus
Job ID  UAE-1209
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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