We are seeking a talented, highly motivated Senior systematic equity researcher with demonstrated significant experience of actually working on these strategies, intellectual curiosity and an aptitude to think systematically about systematic equity strategies.
The role provides you with experience in all aspects of equity portfolio management: data management, research, factor construction, portfolio construction, portfolio monitoring etc. The role will provide you with opportunity to be creative and work on new datasets and modeling techniques.
Quantitative Research: Independent idea generation and presentation. Use statistical methods and creative thinking to build/ improve existing quantitative factors, study and implement new alpha and risk modeling techniques, read and test latest academic and broker research
Portfolio Construction: Research and present insights on portfolio construction techniques to better capture alpha, conduct optimized back tests, etc.
Production and Data Management: Manage the daily production cycle, work with IT support staff address issues, procure, cleanse and store external data
Infrastructure development: Develop productivity tools to help with portfolio monitoring and research
The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years equity research experience. Buy side experience is preferred though will also consider sell side research experience.
Candidates should be top academic performers, be interested in the investment management industry and meet the following criteria:
Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience in a quantitative equity research / portfolio management role.
Masters/ PhD degree in a technical or quantitative discipline, like math, statistics, computer science, physics or financial engineering.
Strong programming abilities in MATLAB and working knowledge of SQL and Python.
Knowledge of MS Excel and Excel VBA
Strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills. Ability to clearly articulate views and have conviction including willingness to express views even when contrary to the views of others.
Ability to collaborate across different teams globally, including experience partnering with client facing teams.
Experience with with datasets such as Bloomberg, FACTSET fundamentals, Worldscope, MSCI.
Detail-oriented, ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently while also being a strong team player
Who We Are:
We are a leading global investment management firm offering high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, retail investors, and private-wealth clients in major markets around the globe. With over 4,000 employees across 57 locations operating in 26 countries and jurisdictions, our ambition is simple: to be the most trusted investment firm in the world. We realize that it's our people who give us a competitive advantage and drive success in the market, and our goal is to create an inclusive culture that rewards hard work.
Our culture of intellectual curiosity and collaboration creates an environment where you can thrive and do your best work. Whether you're producing thought- provoking research, identifying compelling investment opportunities, infusing new technologies into our business or providing thoughtful advice to our clients, we are fully invested in you. If you're ready to challenge your limits and empower your career, join us!
New York City, New York