Data Scientist

Beijing or Shanghai, China

WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a broad range of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality predictive signals (alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ financial strategies focused on market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of alphas and financial strategies – the foundation of a balanced, global investment platform.

WorldQuant is built on a culture that pairs academic sensibility with accountability for results. Employees are encouraged to think openly about problems, balancing intellectualism and practicality. Excellent ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess an attitude of continuous improvement.

Our goal is to hire the best and the brightest. We value intellectual horsepower first and foremost, and people who demonstrate an outstanding talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us build it.

THE ROLE 岗位职责:

WorldQuant is seeking exceptional individuals to join the firm as a Data Scientist. While prior finance experience is not required, a successful candidate must possess a strong interest in learning about finance and global markets.

  • Perform analysis and generate models of financial datasets using machine learning techniques
  • Verify the integrity of unstructured data and turn data into potentially valuable insights
  • Develop and create data that seek to predict the movement of financial market by applying variety of algorithmic techniques
  • Competitive compensation
  • Join our established mentoring program and receive one-on-one guidance by an accomplished advisor 
  • Develop a global vision with opportunities to exchange ideas with various teams in WorldQuant global offices.
    国际化视野,与WorldQuant 全球各地多个团队共事、交流
  • Flexibility of self-managed work progress, comfortable working environment, and rich employee activities
  • Pursuing a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree from a leading university in related fields (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Big Data)
    正在攻读相关领域的本科、硕士或博士学位(例如电子工程,物理,计算机科学,数学,金融工程, 大数据等)
  • Candidates should be graduating in late 2023 or 2024
  • Demonstrated ability of at least one programming language, e.g. C++, python, etc.; familiar with systems like Linux/Unix
    熟练掌握至少一种编程语言,如C++、python等; 熟悉Linux/Unix等操作系统
  • Research experience in NLP, Deep Learning is a plus
  • Good English reading and writing skills


If any issues encountered accessing the online application webpage or if you have any questions, please mail your latest CV to or contact us at [email protected]
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The position is based in our research office in Beijing or Shanghai.



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