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Quant Developer - Summer 2024 Internship

Arcadian Asset Management
Quant Developer - Summer 2024 Internship
Boston, US
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Job Description

Acadian Asset Management LLC is a Boston-headquartered investment management firm with wholly owned affiliates located in Singapore, London, and Sydney. As of September 30, 2023, the firm managed approximately US$97 billion on behalf of major pension funds, endowments, foundations, governments and other investors based in the U.S. and abroad.

Position Overview:

The Investment Analytics & Data (IAD) team provides and develops the tools, data, software and systems that drive Acadian’s quantitative forecasting models. We are seeking an exceptionally talented and motivated individual to join our team for the summer. The intern will have the opportunity to work with senior engineers, analysts and portfolio managers to improve our investment infrastructure and modeling process. This is a hands-on opportunity for the individual to gain experience at a top-tier quantitative investment management firm. As part of the experience, you will have access to training and mentorship from some of the most talented professionals in the industry. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and energetic individual who takes initiative, enjoys solving business challenges, and takes extreme pride in their work.

Acadian supports a hybrid work environment; Interns will be expected on-site in the Boston office 3 days a week.

What You’ll Do:

  • Writing code to improve the stability, speed and accuracy of signals/models used in Acadian’s investment process
  • Improving the usability of the tools and analytics used to evaluate Acadian’s models
  • Assist with various enhancements such as extensions to data access or visualization libraries

We’re Looking for Teammates With:

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or other analytical discipline required

  • 1+ years programming experience in Python required through school or internship experience; working knowledge of SQL preferred

  • Strong data management and statistics skills and a willingness to independently dissect, evaluate, and interpret results

  • Motivation and ability to learn quickly, solve problems and communicate questions and findings in a clear manner

  • Ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with other interns and investment professionals

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