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Quantitative Analyst

Cubist Systematic Strategies
Quantitative Analyst
New York, US
150,000 - 275,000
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Job Description


  • Conduct in-depth analysis on portfolios for both equity and macro PMs to gain insight into their investment style, risk profile, portfolio construction philosophy, and market behavior.

  • Identify and apply multi-factor risk models to Cubist portfolios to manage risk for conventional factors.

  • Create proprietary, unconventional risk factors and models by analyzing datasets, understanding thematic market trends, and independent research.

  • Engage with PMs to present analytics and research notes from a portfolio construction and risk management perspective and continually refine research processes and deliverables based on discussion and feedback.

  • Develop analytics tools and applications to monitor portfolio profiles and features as well as macro themes.


  • Graduate degree in quantitative finance, statistics, math, engineering, or computer science.
  • 2+ years of work experience in quantitative finance fields, including but not limited to research, trading, or risk management. Experience with multi-factor models is preferred.
  • Proficiency in quantitative programing languages (Python, C++, MATLAB, R) and experience with database programing language SQL.
  • Team player who is intellectually honest with strong attention to detail to ensure high quality of deliverables.
  • Intellectual curiosity about analytical findings and desire to drill down into details.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards.
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