May 10, 2023

Junior Quant Researcher

36,000 (est.)


Are you a talented and driven individual with a passion for quantitative research and trading? Join Squarepoint, a global investment management firm that specializes in systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets. We are seeking Junior Quant Researchers to join our teams in London, Montreal, New York, Paris, Singapore, Zug, Bangalore, Geneva, and Hong Kong. Be part of a dynamic firm that leverages cutting-edge technology and scientific research to achieve high-quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients.


As a Junior Quant Researcher at Squarepoint, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Research and implement trading strategies within our automated trading framework.
  • Analyze large datasets using advanced statistical methods to identify trading opportunities.
  • Develop a deep understanding of market structures across various exchanges and asset classes.

A Typical Day as a Quant Researcher

Your typical day as a Quant Researcher at Squarepoint will involve:

  • Researching and implementing trading ideas.
  • Ensuring all necessary data and processes are ready for the trading day before the market opens.
  • Monitoring the behavior and performance of strategies during market hours.


To excel in the role of Junior Quant Researcher, you should possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Quantitative background, including degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, or Physics.
  • Proficiency in programming with at least one major language (e.g., C++, Java, Python).
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues across multiple regions.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.


Joining Squarepoint comes with a range of benefits, including:

  • Competitive base salary, with a minimum of $60,000 for roles based in New York.
  • Discretionary bonuses that can constitute a significant portion of total compensation.
  • Comprehensive benefits such as health, dental, and wellness plans.
  • 401(k) contributions to support your long-term financial goals.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development in a global firm.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research and trading strategies in the financial markets, the role of Junior Quant Researcher at Squarepoint is for you. Join our global team and work with top talent in the industry. With our focus on technology, data-driven decision-making, and true global collaboration, you will be at the forefront of innovative investment management practices.

Apply now and be part of Squarepoint's mission to achieve exceptional returns for our clients through rigorous research and advanced quantitative strategies.

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