Quantitative Researcher

Marbella

RavenPack is the leading big data analytics provider for financial services. Financial professionals rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing large amounts of unstructured content. RavenPack’s products allow clients to enhance returns, reduce risk and increase efficiency by systematically incorporating the effects of public information in their models or workflows. Our clients include the most successful hedge funds, banks, and asset managers in the world!

RavenPack is searching for a Quantitative Researcher to join the Data Science Team at our Spanish headquarter.

As a Quantitative Researcher, you will be participating in the development of new products, as well as showcasing the value of our data for trading and investment purposes across various asset classes and time horizons.

You will be reporting to the Head of Data Science Research and will interact with peers across various lines of business and technical teams to support projects that will span big data analysis and product development among others.

The ability to communicate effectively in English both in writing and verbally is a must.

Responsibilities of the Quantitative Researcher:

As a Quantitative Researcher, you will be part of the team focused on creating research papers to further build RavenPack’s brand as a thought leader in the alternative data industry. You will be working independently on practical use-cases showcasing the value of our data across various asset classes. Furthermore, your responsibilities will include:

  • Detecting, confirming, and amplifying predictive signals in our data while filtering out non-relevant information.
  • Providing data insights and discussing your research with the top quantitative researchers and investors in the industry.
  • Communicating complex analytical concepts in a clear and concise manner.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor´s or A Ph.D./MSc in Quantitative or Computational Finance, or from any related fields including Statistics, Physics, Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Applied Mathematics, etc.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following languages: R, Matlab, Python.
  • Outstanding quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop original research.
  • An enthusiastic and collaborative approach to research and the desire to work with colleagues as smart as you.
  • European legal working status.

Desirable:

  • Experience working with large data sets and noisy data would be an advantage.
  • Experience with Machine Learning in Finance is highly desirable.
  • Experience with Alternative Data in Finance is a plus.

What's in it for you

  • We offer competitive compensation and a fun working environment.
  • Relocation assistance available.
  • International and dynamic environment (over 29 nationalities and 24 languages spoken!)
  • Beach just in front of our office. If you need a break, cross the street and go for a walk!

About RavenPack

We help organizations extract value and insights from large amounts of information - and we do it quickly and easily. Our products allow clients to enhance returns, reduce risk and increase operational efficiency. Today, we serve some of the most sophisticated banks, hedge funds, and organizations in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.