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Junior Equity Quantitative Researcher

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: EQR
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 08/09/2017
Junior Equity Quant Researcher

My client is a $11bn asset manager located in New York. They have been rapidly growing their AUM and are currently in a high growth phase. They are looking to expand their front office quant research team with a junior equity quantitative researcher to conduct alpha signal research, factor modeling, develop execution algorithms, and portfolio management of book.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Analyze large data sets and fundamental data for bottom-up factor modeling
  • Use factor models for stock selection to design and create long horizon systematic equity strategies
  • Create trading algorithms for entering and exiting the market
  • Work alongside senior PM to monitor strategies and manage risk profile
  • Discovery of entry and exit signals based on alpha research for optimal revenue generation
  • Back-testing of strategies before putting into production
  • Collaborate with other researchers across asset classes and assist portfolio managers in other groups as necessary
Requirements:
  • Fresh Ph.D. in Finance, Economics, or up to 2 years of experience in a quant research position
  • Experience working with large data and fundamental data
  • Strong programming skills in Python or MATLAB
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects
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