Quantitative Strategist (PhD)

25 February 2024
London, UK


Capula is looking to hire Quantitative Strategists in our London office. Successful candidates will have recently completed their PhD, be highly quantitative and have a clear interest in finance. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team of a world-renowned and dynamic global quantitative hedge fund. Responsibilities: Working closely with researchers and traders on defined project(s) leading directly to trading decisions Backtest trading models and strategies Receive and participate wholly in training in financial modelling, analysis, research methods and trading strategies, in particular financial flows analysis. Apply knowledge of finance theory to improve existing quantitative decision making models and tools Requirements What we look for: Have graduated, or are graduating shortly, with a PhD in a highly quantitative discipline (e.g. Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or another quantitative field) A keen interest in finance Excellent quantitative and analytical skills accompanied by critical thinking and intellectual curiosity Experience with programming (e.g. Python/C++) A consistently strong academic record An interest in working in a highly dynamic environment Benefits Capula provides a competitive salary, visa sponsorship, relocation assistance and a competitive benefits package that includes free breakfast and lunch.


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