JOE - December 2013

Higher Moment Capital, LLC
Quantitative Researcher
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Quantitative Researcher
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA
JEL Classification: C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Deadline Date: 12/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_400040

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Higher Moment Capital seeks to hire a quantitative researcher to help develop new strategies and play a hands on role in developing and improving the execution of existing strategies. The ideal candidate would have strong demonstrated programming skills, extensive experience working with large financial datasets, a strong research track record, and a keen interest in translating research insights into practice. Higher Moment Capital operates in wide variety of asset classes including volatility, currencies, commodities, equities and fixed income. The firm is a young, dynamic hedge fund management company with a strong track record that is currently planning for its next stage of growth.

Position Description:
- Work with the team and independently to develop and implement new investment strategies.
- Help to source and develop key proprietary datasets to enhance existing strategies and open opportunities for the development of entirely new strategies.
- Actively participate in the day to day management of the quantitative models.
- Implement investment decisions.

- Advanced MS or PhD degree with strong statistical and mathematical modeling skills.
- Experience with databases, programming languages (preferably Python), and scientific computing environments.
-Familiarity with asset pricing models and research
- Proven research experience.
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