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Quantitative Research Intern

Full-time | Limassol, Cyprus
Who we Are?
Tickmill is a global group of companies, offering trading services with a prime focus on Futures, Options and CFDs on Forex, Stock Indices, Commodities and Bonds. Regulated in the United Kingdom by the FCA, in Cyprus by CySEC, in the Seychelles by the FSA, in Labuan by the Labuan FSA and the FSCA in South Africa, we provide first-class products and services, catering to the needs of the most sophisticated retail and institutional clients around the world.

We take pride in being one of the fastest-growing brokers in the world processing monthly more than 9 million client trades, while our monthly average trading volume is over $140 billion.

Our multilingual staff consist of highly qualified experts from all Continents. We value the talent and input of our team members and keep their motivation at the heart of our strategy. This includes highly competitive motivation packages, work-related travelling, and regular team events around the world.

How your job would look like:
We are seeking Quantitative Research Interns with strong quantitative and programming skills to join our Quant Research Team and contribute in the day-to-day activities. Our ten (10) week internship program provides undergraduate and graduate students with challenging and meaningful opportunities to learn about quantitative finance and asset management. You will be assigned a challenging research project that involves the application of innovative mathematical and computational analysis. Our research interns work alongside our quantitative researchers and assist with the development of systematic trading and investment strategies. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems. Using rigorous scientific methods you would be expected to extract meaningful predictive signals from time-series data and use them to predict future.

Your project will give you the opportunity to work in the machine learning space, optimization and algorithmic trading. For the duration of the project you will collaborate with the Quant Researchers & Developers and they will act as your mentor. By the end of the project you will receive structured feedback that will help you to improve and develop yourself. Potential successful internships could lead to full-time employment upon graduation.
  1. Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Physics, Maths, Engineering , Computer Science or other quantitative discipline..
  2. Applied Experience in one of the following programming languages (Python/R/Matlab/C++).
  3. Knowledge of Pandas, Numpy, SciPy, ScikitLearn and Matplotlib (or equivalent packages in other programming languages).
  4. An interest in working with large data sets, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP) or Optimisation algorithms.
  5. Skills in mathematical methods and modelling.
  6. Previous Experience in Finance is not required, although an interest about financial markets is highly desirable.
  1. Work closely with experienced and highly educated Quants.
  2. Highly competitive remuneration package.
  3. Excellent work/life balance.
  4. Modern and professional work environment.
  5. Free Gym for all employees of Tickmill at the Sanctum Spa & Fitness (Limassol Marina).
  6. Provident Fund.
  7. Medical Insurance Cover from 1st day of induction, which also includes a Dental Care.
Interested in this position? Forward your CV to careers@tickmill.com
*Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.