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Head of Quantitative Strategies

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $800000 - $4000000 per annum
  • Job reference: 73575
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Buy Side, Portfolio management, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 16/02/2018
Quantitative Portfolio Manager

An exciting senior position has arisen at a prominent prop trading firm here in NY that has traditionally focused in FX and futures. This firm is seeking an experienced individual who is looking for a dynamic environment where they can leverage their leadership and quantitative skill to run and build out their equity portfolio.

You will be part of a small but highly ambitious and high achieving organization that is responsible for growing the firm’s capital. The company culture is highly entrepreneurial and they are looking for someone who fits this mold.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge statistical modelling techniques
  • 7+ years of quantitative trading, research, and portfolio management  
  • Past experience in managing a team
  • Proven strategies with successful track records
  • Experience working with equities
  • Experience with intraday-mid frequency strategies
  • Knowledge Python, R or Matlab
  • Bachelors Degree (Masters or PhD Preferred)

  • Oversee hiring of 2 sub portfolio manager, 2 analysts, 3 researchers, and 1 algo executioner  
  • Oversee buildout of technology team and systematic equity platform
  • Run $2bn equity division
  • Signal research
  • Alpha generation
  • Ability to identify problems and issues and resolution of them
  • Lead team meetings and presentations

Compensation will be in the seven figures. If you wish to apply for this exciting and outstanding opportunity that offers unlimited and uncapped growth potential please apply now as interviews are currently underway.


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