Junior Weather Quantitative Researcher

Role: Junior Weather Quantitative Researcher

Team: CTA - Commodities

Group: Investment

Squarepoint is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients. We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With offices around the globe, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Main Function:

Within the commodities weather team, in any of our offices (Aarhus, Bangalore, Boston, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Madrid, Montreal, New York, Paris, Singapore, Zug)

Responsibilities of this role:

Research, maintain and develop our various weather data streams and help channel them to trading applications.

Analyze large weather data sets using advanced statistical methods to improve state-of-the-art weather forecasts for trading applications.

Generate realistic weather scenarios to support timely decisions making.

Model the weather-to-power relationship across various geographies and various variables.

Must-have qualifications:

Meteorology, Atmospheric or Oceanic Sciences with a strong Quantitative bias – includes PhDs in those disciplines or Masters degrees in Environmental Applied Mathematics or Physics where a major component included the manipulation of large weather datasets.

Programming proficiency with at least one major programming or scripting language (e.g. C++, Java, Python).

Strong communication skills and ability to work well with colleagues across multiple regions.

Ability to work well under pressure.

Experience: 0-2 years

Please apply directly via https://squarepoint-capital.com/job#4667027