Newbie Friendly Quant Jobs in Boston Area

New dccd
Apr 16, 2019 4 Comments

Any suggestions and insight into which quant trading companies in the Boston area are newbie friendly?

I see horror stories of quant interviews on Glassdoor where the coding tests are at least Leetcode hard, answering as many math/stats questions as possible within 1 hour, 8-10 back to back interviews for 3-5 hours.

It looks really impossible to get it. I only have a Physics Phd that does little stats and no ML/AI. How should I prepare myself? How junior of a role should I aim for?

Companies I can find that are currently hiring are Akuna Capital, Acadian Capital, Arrowstreet Capital.

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  • look at fidelity or any big corporate giant/bank for good starting points, then when you get good enough move to a private equity firm
    Apr 16, 2019 1
    • FactSet rkld
      PE shops don’t trade equities.
      Apr 16, 2019
  • Datto, Inc. / R&D Klokov_v2
    Domeyard, Akuna. Domeyard is an HFT firm that was founded in Boston, Akuna has an office here.
    Apr 16, 2019 0
  • Oath / Mgmt Atinlay2
    What?
    Apr 16, 2019 0

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