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

Unites Arab Emirates
Ref: UAE-1209
Superb Tax Free Package
Large Investment Manager
Systematic Asset Allocation, Research & development, Python

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.


  • 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