14 Feb Quantitative Analyst for a Financial Technology Startup
internship0001217 I Know First- Daily Market Forecast
A financial technology Startup that provides daily investment forecasts based on an advanced, self-learning algorithm.They use an algorithm based on artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict the stock market. Currently tracking and predicting a growing universe of 2,000 financial assets, the algorithm is designed for large financial institutions and hedge funds, while also making the world of algorithmic trading available to retail investors for the first time.
Interns will be involved in analyzing the algorithm’s performance for different markets over varying time ranges. They will also be developing, implementing and testing individual trading decision rules based on the algorithmic predictions as well as possible additional triggers, e.g. incorporating technical indicators. Responsibilities will also include inventing and implementing trading strategies on individual security and/or portfolio level, back testing and optimizing those.
Strong quantitative background At least a basic understanding of capital markets and its driving factors Knowledge or prior experience in technical analysis, (algorithmic) trading is a plus A programming background is a strong advantage, but at least some previous experience in one of the following languages: Excel/VBA, Matlab, R, Python, C#/C++. They are looking for interns who are self-motivated, comprehend the financial markets, as well as are willing to find ways to consistently improve and innovate. We are looking for people who think out-of-the-box, self-driven and eager to succeed.