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 recruitment 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 recruitment 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.


Join our ​Quantitative research & Trading Community

At Selby Jennings we have access to a network of organizations dedicated to advancing quantitative finance and analytics. We are committed to connecting our quants job seekers with the best opportunities in the industry. By joining the Quants Community, you can explore your career opportunities, stay up-to-date on the latest research, and connect with our leading experts. Join today by clicking your job title interest of choice and sending us your Resume:

Data Engineer

Quant Strategist

Quantitative Trader

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

​Browse our Quantitative research & Trading jobs

Equity Stat Arb Quant Researcher
US$200000 - US$500000 per year, Jersey City

Partner closely with an experienced Systematic Portfolio Manager in the Global Equity Markets at ...

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Director - Linear Rates Desk Quant
US$400000 - US$600000 per year, New York

I am currently working with a Top Global Investment Bank in New York City that is actively lookin...

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Quantitative Researcher - Systematic Equity
US$150000 - US$750000 per year, Manhattan

The team is known well for providing liquid alternative investment solutions to long-only/hedge f...

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Software Engineer - Machine Learning
US$200000 - US$300000 per year, New York

Role: Software Engineer, Machine Learning Systems In this role, you will work alongside top talen...

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Intraday Equity Quantitative Researcher
US$200001 - US$700000 per year, New York

A newly onboarded Equity Stat Arb Portfolio Manager at a leading prop trading firm is looking for...

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Systematic Index Arbitrage Trader
Negotiable, Singapore

The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of experience on a trading desk (equities/future...

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C++ Quant Developer
Negotiable, Singapore

As a member of collaborative team, you develop and maintain critical high performance trading eng...

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Quantitative Researcher
Negotiable, Singapore

Responsibilities Designing, implementing, and deploying high-frequency trading algorithms Explori...

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Senior Quant Traders
Negotiable, Singapore

Our Quantitative Traders are responsible for the design, operation, and improvement of high‐perfo...

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