Quantitative Researcher
Bridgefront Capital
Austin, TX

About $110,000 - $140,000 a year

Quantitative Researchers work directly with our portfolio managers to innovate in our lab and manage production strategies. Our research team has excelled at multiple top firms and offers an opportunity to work with a strong successful group. Our technology enables rapid experimentation, flexibility in quantitative approaches, and large-scale hypothesis testing in a parallel computing environment. Our culture is collaborative and open with an emphasis on ingenuity and interrogating reality as we challenge assumptions and conduct rigorous research. Opportunities for advancement include overseeing a subset of strategies as a portfolio manager.

In this role you will:
Work on ongoing refinements to existing Bridgefront strategies, expanding your understanding of markets and trading in the process

Rigorously develop new techniques and strategies to further increase our scale and risk-adjusted returns

Work collaboratively with portfolio managers, other quantitative researchers, and developers to efficiently identify and formulate data-driven answers to high-impact research questions

Document and internally present results

Stay plugged in to new data sources and interesting technologies and techniques through interaction with third-party providers, conference attendance, active exploration, etc.

Excellent quantitative analysis skills and experience working with large data sets

Strong script development and debugging skills in Python and/or R in a Linux environment

Java or C++ proficiency

Experience with machine learning and/or optimization techniques is a plus but not required

Minimum Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline strongly preferred

Minimum 2 years experience in a quantitative trading role strongly preferred

Compensation includes competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, and benefits. Additionally, we provide a flexible casual work environment creating superior results while supporting employees' interests and development within and outside Bridgefront.

Please contact us at hiring@bridgefront.capital and include your resume/CV and the role you are applying for.