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Quantitative Research Internship

swissQuant Group AG

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Quantitative Research Internship

  • Hours: 100%

  • Location: Zürich

  • Duration: 6 months, starting immediately

swissQuant Group bietet eine breite Palette von Dienstleistungen, Beratung und quantitativen Tools für den Finanz- und Industriesektor für Kunden in und ausserhalb der Schweiz an. Zu unseren Kunden zählen auch mehrere Fortune 500-Unternehmen. Unsere Kernkompetenz liegt in der Umsetzung von Intelligenter Technologie in einen substantiellen Mehrwert für unsere Kunden. swissQuant Group ist ein privat geführtes Unternehmen, das im Jahr 2005 als Spin-off der ETH Zürich gegründet wurde.


We offer an Internship position for an aspiring Quant Engineer wishing to focus on the research and development of statistics, machine learning and optimization frameworks for the financial and the industrial sectors. This position will offer you an excellent opportunity to apply the knowledge and the skills you developed during your studies in a dynamic environment and in close contact with the financial sector.


Your work will focus on investigating the potential of advanced statistical techniques to solve client problems or open new business opportunities. The work involves screening the literature, identifying the weakness and strength of different available approaches, developing prototype algorithms, back testing new procedures against well-established methods, and finally writing internal reports and scientific papers. You will be supervised by an experienced Senior Quant Engineer.


Outstanding university track records and the following qualifications are required:

  • MSc or higher degree in: Statistics, Data Science, Quantitative Finance or Computational Science

  • Computer programming skills: R or Matlab, SQL and Python

  • Good knowledge of statistics, machine learning algorithms and optimization

  • Good spoken and written English

  • Eligible to live and work in Switzerland

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