Quantitative Researcher

| Greater NYC Area

Quantitative Research at IEX is responsible for analyzing data to solve challenging problems. We generate ideas, investigate data, and test hypotheses about trading dynamics and market structure. We apply those insights to the design and development of new products and tools, and we educate our customers and the wider public via white papers, blog posts, client meetings, and conference presentations.

In the Quantitative Researcher role, you'll collaborate closely within a cross-functional team in developing novel approaches to solve problems using real-world data. You're not afraid to dive deep into data to find the truth. You are creative and curious, and you believe in a rigorous empirical approach to solving problems. You have strong communication skills and you pay attention to the details.

About you:

  • Self-starter
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with little direction
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Collaborative team player
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Committed to building fairer and more transparent markets

What you'll do:

  • Generate ideas, investigate data, and test hypotheses in the process of scientific inquiry
  • Conduct exploratory research to uncover new insights on trading dynamics
  • Analyze and study market-wide trends in execution quality
  • Collaborate across the organization to design and develop new products and tools
  • Communicate research insights externally, e.g. via customer meetings, white papers, and presentations

Your background:

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or other quantitative field (PhD highly preferred)
  • Research background with experience using data to solve problems
  • Familiarity with programming languages and tools for data analysis (e.g., Python, Matlab, R, SQL)
  • Experience working with large data sets or time series data
  • Familiarity with financial markets and regulation is helpful

 

Here at IEX, we are dedicated to an inclusive workplace and culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy not only complies with all applicable laws and protects workers' rights but is vital to IEX’s overall mission and values.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks

Location

4 World Trade , New York , NY 10007

What are IEX Group Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% covered One Medical membership. 100% employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision benefits (including spouses and dependents). Pre-tax Commuter benefits, Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Spending Account. 20 paid vacation days. Bagel Friday's, happy hours, potluck competitions, and much more! Focused on providing a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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