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Quantitative Portfolio Manager - Volatility, Macro

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: vol
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Buy Side, Portfolio management, Fund Management, Portfolio management, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 01/08/2017
Quantitative Portfolio Manager - Relative Value, Macro, Volatility

 A client of ours is looking for a Macro Volatility Quantitative PortfolioManager / Trader to join their dynamic team working for a $5b AUM hedge fund in New York City. The position they are looking to fill is most suited to individuals who are looking to pursue a career in fixed income analytics and Portfolio Management working directly alongside senior PM’s alike. This role is with a hedge fund that is currently growing organically due to market demands within the industry. They are looking for only the brightest candidates who have a track record and skill set that can be leveraged by a challenging and innovative working environment.

Responsibilities will include:

-          Identifying areas in need of quantitative and statistical analysis – relative value research and arbitrage is key
-          Quantitative research work validating large data sets and applying statistical analysis to portfolio optimization and construction
-          Utilizing various programming languages to interpret data and apply it to real life situations that positively affect portfolio performance
-          Working alongside a senior Portfolio Manager who is responsible for managing a large amount of capital ($500mm+)

Candidates should possess:

-          Masters degree in a computational field, PhD preferred
-          5+ years of relevant work experience as a fixed income quant, preferably on the buy-side.
-          Strong programming skills (Python, Matlab, R).
-          Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think outside of the box

If there is any interest in this position, please click the APPLY NOW button directly below.

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