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Quantitative Risk Strategist Intern

Balyasny Asset Management
Quantitative Risk Strategist Intern
New York, US
108,000 - 144,000
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Job Description


· Work directly with a Senior Quantitative Researcher and Risk Managers working on data analytics projects using Python for exploratory data analysis, modeling, visualization, performance evaluation and report generation

· Research and deliver insights related to portfolio/ firm risk exposures, portfolio construction, and quantitative analysis of the investment process

· Improve framework for models related to analyzing risk, portfolio construction, investment process, trading


In order to effectively represent the Company and communicate with clients, must be someone who is:

· Graduate Students or PhD students in Engineering, Computer Science, Quantitative Finance, Operational Research, Financial Engineering, Econometrics, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning or related field

· Well-rounded students with an outstanding track record of academic achievement, broad based extra-curricular interests and a passion for financial markets

The ideal candidate for the position will be someone who has or is interested in:

· Solid programming skills (Python experience required)

· Comfortable working with complex and large datasets

· Experience with financial/ portfolio management concepts and quantitative methods

· Strong problem solving skills and ability to identify and implement appropriate solutions

· Outstanding track record of academic achievement, and a strong interest in financial markets

· Result driven attitude, ability to work under pressure, and desire to work collaboratively within a team

· High standard of professionalism in all situations

· Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently to meet/exceed deadline

· Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly; solid analytical, writing, verbal, technical skills

· Outstanding attention to detail and strong organization skills

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