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Senior Manager, Quantitative Research

Senior Manager, Quantitative Research
Portland, Oregon, United States
140,000 - 215,000
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Job Description

**SeatGeek believes live events are powerful experiences that unite

humans. With our technological savvy and fan-first attitude we’re simplifying and modernizing the ticketing industry.**

By catering to both consumers and enterprises, we’re powering a new, open entertainment ecosystem where fans have effortless access to experiences, and teams, venues, and shows have seamless access to their audiences. Because everyone should expect more from ticketing.

As the Senior Manager, Quantitative Research on the Investments Team, you’ll help shape and lead those responsible for modeling complex trading market dynamics. You'll guide the build out of proprietary tools and software to manage risk and P&L. You’ll also play a critical role in helping to build and scale an investment platform at SeatGeek.

What you’ll do

  • Manage a team of Quantitative Researchers and provide regular job performance feedback and career development support
  • Manage complex, quantitative models and tools used to analyze portfolio exposures and risk-factors, united under a clearly-articulated strategy
  • Work closely with team members and Data Science and Analytics to align on algorithmic needs and statistical models, and translate that into a long-term strategic roadmap
  • Be the primary point of contact between Quantitative Research and Portfolio Management, Trading Operations, or other key partners to make improvements to daily processes
  • Partner with engineering managers on planning and project management
  • Build relationships with and manage stakeholders across the organization, implementing quantitative strategies on projects with P&L impact in collaboration with other teams
  • Play an active role in our recruiting process for Investments - Quantitative Research roles as we grow our team

What you have

  • BS/MS/PhD in quantitative field – Physics, Math, Statistics, Engineering
  • Fluency in Excel, SQL, and Python
  • Understanding of derivative pricing models and portfolio performance factors
  • At least 2+ years of quantitative research experience and people management experience or 4+ years of quantitative research experience
  • Preference for previous experience with pricing derivatives (equities, rates, fx, or commodities) at a hedge fund, bank, or proprietary trading firm
  • Excellent communication skills - You can translate technical jargon into human-readable ideas and concepts (and vice versa), and are comfortable communicating anything from project status updates to long-term strategic plans to diverse audiences including senior leadership, stakeholders, and your peers
  • Passion for sports, music, and live events in general


  • Equity stake
  • Flexible work environment, allowing you to work as many days a week in the office as you’d like or 100% remotely
  • A WFH stipend to support your home office setup
  • Flexible PTO
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid family leave
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Annual subscriptions to Headspace,, and One Medical
  • $120 a month to spend on tickets to live events
  • Annual subscription to Spotify, Apple Music, or Amazon music

The salary range for this role is $140,000-$215,000. Actual compensation packages within that range are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and specific location.

SeatGeek is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As an equal opportunities employer, we recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and we welcome the differences and benefits that a diverse culture brings. Come join us!

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