Hey Have you seen this questions of what a amateu quant is? One comment of this is quite good found here ?
Amateur Quants are unskilled, unprofessional with no expertise & adequate knowledge. They are rookies. Just like a amateur trader who trades chart patterns, moving averages crosses etc.
This comment among others is found in my Facebook Quant programming group.
Article found here
https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2019-06-17/diy-quant-models-are-the-hot-new-thing-for-chinese-investorsFACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don't worry as I don't post stupid cat videos or what I eat!