Research Analyst. Cubist Systematic Strategies, LLC seeks Research Analyst – New York, NY. Conduct quant. financial research w/principle focus on creating statistical & predictive models. Research & analyze large data sets. Perform research methodology selection, data collection & analysis, testing, prototyping & performance monitoring & back testing. Assist w/developing, researching & implementing quantitative models for equities. Generate trading strategies using stat. analysis, machine learning and advanced quant. risk models. Find, critique, reproduce &/or expand upon academic research papers. Understand & research interaction effects between research disciplines. At least a master’s or its equiv. in Financial Eng., Stat., Eng., Op. Res., Math. or rltd quant. fld & at least 1 yr of work exp. as Research/Financial Analyst. 1 yr of exp. w: developing, researching & implementing quant. models for equities for financial service institution; programming/using Perl, Matlab, C++, SQL, q & Python; performing stat. analysis of historical data from financial markets to build quant. models; analyzing risk & return profile of portfolios of financial instruments; conducting research using large data sets; portfolio construction & equity factor risk models & mean variance optimization; code optimization & machine learning; & signal processing. Must have demonstrable knowledge of finance & accounting. Resume to Recruiting2014@Point72.com; Job Code JK102018.