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Quantitative Researcher

Title: Quantitative Researcher

Location: Summit, NJ



Centiva Capital, LP (“Centiva” or the “Firm”) is a global alternative investment management firm headquartered in New York City with additional offices in London, Paris, Singapore and throughout the USA. The Firm’s flagship fund is a diversified, absolute return oriented multi-strategy fund that generally focuses on arbitrage, systematic and relative value strategies. The fund utilizes a multi-manager, multi-strategy approach.


Centiva is seeking a highly qualified and motivated candidate to join one of its systematic trading teams as a quantitative researcher. The team focuses on strategies primarily trading and researching macro-related instruments such as global stock index futures, bond futures, currencies, commodities, in both developed and emerging markets and across multiple time horizons (from minutes/hours to days/weeks).


The Quantitative Researcher will work closely with senior researchers and portfolio managers on trading strategies and research projects. You will leverage our top-notch research and trading infrastructure to develop models around alphas, execution, and risk management. You will have opportunities to learn and grow with the experienced team of researchers and portfolio managers who take enormous pride in mentoring, developing, and training.


Technical requirements:


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree from a top-tier university in a technical or quantitative field, such as math, physics, statistics, econometrics, computer science and/or engineering.
  • Experience in Python and preferably C++
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Keen interests in understanding the market and identifying opportunities
  • Comfortable in manipulating and analyzing large amounts of data
  • High energy level with a collaborative and humble approach to problem-solving.


The annual base salary range for this position is expected to be from $85,000 to $140,000 per year. Actual base salary offered to the successful candidate will depend on various factors including, but not limited to, work experience and credentials, skill level, and other market conditions.  Details on the total compensation package, which includes a base salary, discretionary bonus and benefits package, will be finalized at the time of offer.