Senior level quantitative developer-analyst
DSC Quantitative Group, LLC - Chicago, IL

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Compensation: commensurate with experience and background, and competitive with industry
norms.

How to apply: Please send resumes and any supporting materials to: jobs@DSCQG.com .
No telephone calls please. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Requirements Ideal candidates will have:
  • An advanced degree (PhD is preferred) in finance, economics, statistics or related fields.
  • Proficiency in the following computer languages:
  • R for econometrics and optimization.
  • SQL database queries, including PROC SQL in SAS.
  • EXCEL, including advanced functions such as VLOOKUP.
  • Experience programming in other computer languages, such as SAS/Matlab, C#, Java,
and VB preferred.
  • Skills in econometrics and the ability to design, back-test, and implement an empirical
model or trading strategy.
  • Strong statistics, matrix algebra, and mathematical skills.
  • Aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Experience working with financial datasets like CRSP, Compustat, Thompson/Reuters,
and Bloomberg.
  • Self-motivation and creativity.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with both academics and professionals.
Responsibilities / Near horizon projects include:
  • Analyzing and improving our statistical models, which are written in SAS, Matlab, and R..
  • Back-testing, critiquing, and implementing new models suggested by academics and
industry partners.
  • Providing statistical/mathematical support to management.
DSC Quantitative Group, LLC ( http://www.dscqg.com/ ) is seeking a senior level
quantitative developer/analyst to join our product development team. DSCQG creates
quantitative investment products in the Venture Capital, Private Equity and Hedge Fund
areas for institutional and individual investors.