JOE - September 2012

DSC Quantitative Group LLC
Senior Level Quantitative Developer/Analyst
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Level Quantitative Developer/Analyst
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
G -- Financial Economics
Y9 -- Other
Keywords: quantitative, development, statistics, finance, statistical modeling, econometrics, economics, SAS, SQL, programming, trading strategy, matrix algebra, Matlab, analyst, developer, PhD
Deadline Date: 09/30/2012
Salary Range: Compensation is commensurate with experience and background, and competitive with industry norms.

JOE ID Number: 201209_397303

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DSC Quantitative Group LLC, a quantitative alternative investment company that works in tandem with top academics from Kellogg Graduate School of Management and other schools, is seeking a senior level quantitative developer/analyst.

Ideal candidates will have:
* An advanced degree (PhD is preferred) in finance, economics, statistics or related fields.
* Proficiency in the following computer languages:
o SAS data-handling and econometrics (including debugging)
o SQL database queries, including PROC SQL in SAS
o EXCEL, including advanced functions such as VLOOKUP
o Matlab and/or R for econometrics and optimization
o Experience programming in other computer languages, such as C#, Java, and VB preferred
* Skills in econometrics and the ability to design, back-test, and implement an empirical model or trading strategy
* Strong statistics, matrix algebra, and mathematical skills
* Aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving
* Experience working with financial datasets like CRSP, Compustat, Thompson/Reuters, and Bloomberg
* Self-motivation and creativity
* Ability to communicate and work effectively with both academics and professionals.

* Analyzing and improving our statistical models, which are written in SAS, Matlab, and R.
* Back-testing, critiquing, and implementing new models suggested by academics and industry partners
* Providing statistical/mathematical support to management
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DSC Quantitative Group LLC
900 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL US 60611

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DSC Quantitative Group LLC
900 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago , IL US 60611

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