Jr Quantitative Equity Portfolio Manager

Employer
QS Investors
Location
Boston, MA, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
18 Jul 2018
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Position: Junior Quantitative Equity Portfolio Manager

Job Description:
A $22 billion Investment Management firm is seeking an individual to join its systematic Equity Portfolio Management team in Boston.  The team supports a wide range of client mandates in equity markets around the world.  Portfolio Managers collaborate on investment research, and maintain a platform to analyze and implement strategies for our clients.  This individual will assist Portfolio Managers with managing domestic, international, and global long-only and long/short equity portfolios utilizing a systematic and quantitatively driven investment process.

Key Responsibilities Include
• Construct client portfolios to meet investment guidelines and objectives utilizing a systematic, quantitatively driven process
• Daily monitoring of portfolio positions, exposures and risk
• Collaborate with other portfolio managers and research analysts to develop new stock selection factors, investment strategies, and portfolio analytics
• Interact with clients to ensure they understand the role our strategies play in meeting their investment objectives

Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree with strong GPA required, MBA and/or CFA preferred
• 2-5 years of buy side experience with focus on equities
• Strong understanding of global equity markets, including portfolio construction utilizing risk models and optimization engines
• Solid understanding of statistical methods and behavioral finance
• Strong programming skills in Python or an equivalent language
• Experience with various portfolio attribution & analysis frameworks, data integration and reporting tools
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Should be comfortable working in a team setting but be able to take on individual tasks as well
• Detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking, communication, & analytical skills
• Genuine interest in quantitative investing
• Strong desktop skills: MS Office, Bloomberg, FactSet

Critical Success Factors:
Candidate must be detail-oriented and have aptitude for quantitative thinking.  Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy when working under pressure are absolutely critical for success.  The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, highly motivated and work well in a small team.

Contact Details:
recruit@qsinvestors.com

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