• USD150000 - USD500000 per year
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings Buyside
  • 2019-06-11

Equities Alpha Research - ++upside/recognition for contribution

  • Location: New York, NY, USA
  • Salary: USD150000 - USD500000 per year
  • Job Type: Full time

A client of ours is looking for an equity quantitative researcher to join their dynamic team working for a systematic trading fund whom specialize in data driven equity portfolios.

A client of ours is looking for an equity quantitative researcher to join their dynamic team working for a systematic trading fund whom specialize in data driven equity portfolios. The position they are looking to fill is most suited to individuals who are looking to pursue a career in Equity Analytics and Portfolio Management working directly alongside senior PM's alike. This role is within 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 - alpha research

- Quantitative analytic work validating large data sets and applying statistical analysis to portfolio optimization and allocation

- Utilizing various programming languages to interpret data and apply it to real life situations that positively effect portfolio performance

- Working alongside a senior Portfolio Manager who is responsible for managing a large amount of capital

Candidates should possess:

- Masters degree in a computational field, PhD preferred

- 5+ years of relevant work experience as a front office desk quant within equities. Preferable experience working on the buy side

- Strong programming skills (Python, Matlab, R).

- Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think outside of the box

- Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to think outside of the box