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Equity Quantitative Researcher

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$140000 - US$400000 per year
  • Job reference: 228401/055_1565820456
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 14/08/2019

A multi billion dollar global hedge fund has a vacancy in their New York location. They are currently seeking a strong quantitative researcher to support their 20+ equity PMs on a diverse range of topics from alpha research all the way to risk management. This position would have close contact and visibility to senior portfolio managers and would provide a quantitative perspective to more fundamentally leaning colleagues.

Responsibilities:

  • Generating and executing ideas for equity investment research collaboratively with portfolio managers and PM teams
  • Conduct alpha research and explore new sources of alt data
  • Collaborating with equity PMs on key research findings and communicating portfolio analysis results
  • Assist in portfolio construction through your research

Qualifications:

  • Strong quantitative skills and high level of problem solving ability
  • Proficiency in a data analysis language (Python preferred)
  • Ability to generate ideas and provide fresh insight on existing problems
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial with the ability to intuitively identify new approaches
  • Strong communication skills. Must be able to communicate complex topics to a diverse audience of stakeholders
  • 2+ years experience in investment management role or quantitative equity
  • Advanced degree preferred

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