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From: Alan Kelm <akelm@cms.math.ca>
Date: November 24, 2010 11:31:22 AM PST
To: CMath E-Mail Distribution List <cmath@cms.math.ca>
Subject: [cmath] Quantitative Analyst - Waterfront International


Waterfront International
95 Wellington Street West
Suite 1900
Toronto, ON M5J 2N7

Quantitative Analyst

Waterfront International is a Toronto-based financial consulting firm, specializing in developing computer based statistical trading strategies. Waterfront's selective hiring process considers only highly talented individuals with a history of exceptional professional and academic achievement, and solid real-world experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing, testing and implementing quantitative trading models.
  • Models will be based on quantitative data analysis rather than qualitative analysis.
  • Research strategies in equities and other markets.
  • Perform historical backtesting to determine optimal strategy parameters.
  • Generate new indicator ideas.

Requirements of the Candidate include:

  • PhD or Masters in physics, statistics, mathematics or operations research.
  • Strong working knowledge of statistics.
  • Must possess expert level C/C++ programming skills.
  • Must be a strong self-starter and able to work well independently.

Compensation will include immigration and relocation assistance.

Waterfront International
Email: recruiting@wil.com
95 Wellington Street West, Suite 1900
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
M5J 2N7


This employment position is among those listed in the Employment section of the CMS website:
     http://cms.math.ca/Employment

Richard Lockhart,  Chair

Stat & Act Sci; Simon Fraser Univ.     Phone:  (778) 782-3264
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6                     FAX:    (778) 782-4368
e-mail:   lockhart@sfu.ca