Quantitative Analyst Interview Questions

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Nov 11, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Analyst at CME Group:

“Programming to solve an optimization problem.”


Nov 4, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Analyst at Union Bank N.A.:

“What's your target team? Modeling, strategies, etc.”


Oct 25, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Analyst at UBS:

“Now I consider it trivial, but at the time I had not studied enough quant finance to have come across Breeden-Litzenberger results for constructing the pdf for the terminal value of an asset at some…”


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Oct 22, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Dean Ventures:

“If you have a strategy that makes you 20% probability bankrupt, do you want to put all your money into that strategy?”


Oct 8, 2013

Interview Question for Quantitative Analyst at AppNexus:

“How would you determine ad efficiency based on data with this schema?”


Sep 30, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Google:

“An ice cream shop wants to determine the probability of any random customer buying one of their three flavors, based on their historical data set.”


Sep 30, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Google:

“The on-site interviews were not so easy. One thing to note: I have 20 years of experience and a strong track record of getting results. The interviewers had zero interest in what I've done…”


Sep 23, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Travelers Companies:

“No unexpected questions. The essay question is technical, and you are given 2 days to answer it.”


Sep 9, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Milliman:

“The questions that I was asked were very straightforward. Perhaps the most difficult one was a question about commodity pricing.”


Sep 3, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Chatham Financial:

“how would you explain Taylor expansion to someone who doesn't know any math at all...”