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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Quantitative Analyst - D.E. Shaw (New York, NY and Cupertino, CA)

The D. E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm with approximately US $39 billion in aggregate investment capital, is looking for exceptionally talented quantitative analysts. "Quants" at the D. E. Shaw group apply mathematical techniques and write software to develop and analyze statistical models for our computerized financial trading strategies. Specific responsibilities range from examining trading data in an effort to increase profitability, decrease risk, and reduce transaction costs to conceiving new trading ideas and devising the simulations needed to test them. Successful quant candidates have traditionally been the top students in their respective math, physics, engineering, and computer science programs; a considerable number have also competed successfully in the United States and International Math Olympiads as well as the Putnam Competition. To apply, e-mail your resume and a cover letter to DataShaping-Quant@career.deshaw.com.

Members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

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