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Quantitative Researcher -- Equity

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$140000 - US$400000 per year
  • Job reference: 228401/038_1555435570
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Quantitative Research
  • Date posted: 16/04/2019

Our client is a multi billion dollar global hedge fund with an urgent vacancy in their New York location. They are currently seeking strong quantitative researchers to support their 20+ equity portfolio managers 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
  • Collaborating with equity PMs on key research findings and communicating portfolio analysis results
  • Summarizing PnL and identifying important takeaways
  • Contributing on ad-hoc requests from the investment committee

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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