Quantitative Research & Trading

Quantitative Research & Trading

The Quantitative Research job market has never been fiercer, and the availability of Quant specialists is sparse.

With the increasing demand for high-caliber talent, it is imperative that an approach for securing the preferred front and back-office Quants professionals and strategic hiring managers is in place.

Many Quantitative Research and Trading firms are having their best year, and the dependence on the quantitative researcher role is unquestionable. The pressure for banking and financial service firms and their leaders to secure talent across the entire Quants lifecycle is never greater.

Do not miss out on securing your desired Quants professionals or becoming the next Quants professional to join a Quant's workforce - Selby Jennings’ extensive portfolio, specialist knowledge, and expertise make us the best talent partner for quantitative research.

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Selby Jennings: A specialist talent partner

Selby Jennings is a leading specialist talent partner for banking and financial services.

Our global Quants team provides permanent, contract, and multi-hire talent solutions from our offices across three continents.

For nearly 20 years, financial firms and professionals have benefited from our extensive experience and a well-garnered network, with unrivalled expertise in securing the brightest minds, from systematic traders, modelers, developers, portfolio managers, to risk analysts.

From streamlining processes and upskilling workforces, to staying cutting edge by employing flexible working models, we advise enterprise leaders on when to strike and how. We also provide expert insight to Quants professionals on benchmarking benefits packages and salaries and assist them through their career moves.

Winning ‘Best Executive Search – Quant’, by HFM in the European Quant Services Award 2021, as well as being named last year’s Best Executive Search Firm by HFM for the US, we are committed to help our clients secure top Quant talent.

Whether you are interested in securing exceptional quantitative talent or are a Quant's professional on a mission for quantitative research jobs, the Selby Jennings global Quants team will deliver exceptional talent to industry-leading firms, from global investment banks, boutique hedge funds, management consultancies, software providers, and everything in between.


Benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global Quants team

We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global Quants team are:

20 years of experience

Extensive knowledge: Our global Quants team has nearly 20 years of experience in this niche sector

award-winning recruitment experts

Our award-winning talent experts offer guidance in the Quants space across three continent

Global recruitment team

Our Quants team places, on average, over 300 professionals globally each year

Recruiting for a portfolio of clients globally

An unrivaled growing portfolio of global clients, both big and small

Do not miss out on securing your desired Quants professionals or securing your next Quants professional role in a Quant's workforce.


​Quantitative research & Trading jobs

Recruiting jobs in the Quantitative Research space

We recruit for numerous roles across the entire Quants lifecycle, including: 

​Browse our Quantitative research & Trading jobs

Portfolio Quantitative Researcher
US$200000 - US$500000 per year, New York

A global top hedge fund with AUM of over $20BN based in New York is looking for quant to join the...

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Quantitative Researcher
Negotiable, Beijing

We have a current opportunity for a Senior quant on a permanent basis. The position will be based...

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Quant Researcher
Negotiable, Shanghai

We have a current opportunity for a Shanghai Quant on a permanent basis. The position will be bas...

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China Quant Researcher
Negotiable, China

Role Responsibilities: Conduct research on new alpha signals. Utilize coding techniques to create...

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Python Developer, Global proprietary trading, Singapore
Negotiable, Singapore

My client is a leading Singaporean proprietary trading firm and looking for a senior python devel...

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Data engineer, EU asset manager, Quantitative trading
Negotiable, Hong Kong

The Firm: We are working with one of the leading European hedge fund managers with over $20 Bn AU...

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AWS infrastructure specialist
£800000 - £800001 per annum, Hong Kong

Selby Jennings is a leading specialist recruitment firm for banking and financial services. For m...

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Senior Java Developer, EU Asset Manager, Trading Technologies
Negotiable, Hong Kong

We are working with one of the leading European hedge fund managers with over $20 Bn AUM to expan...

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C++ Quantitative Developer
US$400000 - US$750000 per annum, New York

A high frequency trading firm with an extensive track record of success is looking to bring on an...

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