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Equity Quantitative Strategist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $250000 - $500000 per annum
  • Job reference: EQS
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Portfolio management, Quantitative Finance, Research and Strategy, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 22/11/2017
Equity Quant Strategist

Our client is a top tier hedge fund in New York City. They have over $5 billion in AUM and are looking to expand their quant team with a senior strategist focused on cash equities. The team is nimble with 8 researchers focused on systematic mid to long-horizon equity strategies. As part of the team, you will be responsible for research and development of factor models and stock selection for the portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Factor research for stock selection
  • Create and manage long-only portfolio
  • Backtesting of strategies
  • Monitor development of new and existing data sets, including alternative data
  • Capturing risk premia in strategies
  • Macroeconomic indicator analysis
  • Asset pricing

  • 5-10 years of experience in equity or macro space with equity focus
  • Strong research capabilities
  • Exceptional programming skills in R, Python, or Matlab
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Advanced degree in a computational field (physics, mathematics, econometrics, computer science, etc)
  • Desire to produce profitable and innovative trading strategies
  • Fundamental and Quantitative analytical skills (strong understanding of fundamental factors and finance)

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