Quantitative Researcher-Equities

Employer
Selby Jennings Buyside
Location
Boston, MA, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

This Boston-based asset management firm is looking for a data-scientist/quant researcher to join their investment strategy team. The firm takes a hybrid approach to investment strategy development, employing both fundamental and quantitative analysis to determine investment decisions. The firm is looking to continue its long-short and long-only strategies to generate alpha across asset classes.

A multi-billion dollar buy-side firm is currently seeking a driven, motivated, Quantitative Analyst to lead, develop and execute fund trading strategies. Quantitatively based position and knowledge of equity products is a must, and some cross-asset experience is preferred. You will play a key role in the organization's funding strategy and long-term financial security. In addition to that, you will make a direct impact on the firm by helping build out their investment research team. This Boston-based asset management firm is looking for a quant researcher with a hybrid data science skill set or computer science background to join their investment strategy team. The firm takes a hybrid approach to investment strategy development, employing both fundamental and quantitative analysis to determine investment decisions. The firm is looking to continue its mid to long-run strategies to generate alpha in equity products, in both emerging and capital markets.

The vacancy that they are looking to fill at the moment is a role on their equity team, doing full cycle alpha research, development, and implementation of medium to high-frequency trading strategies alongside the investment committee. This firm offers the ideal scenario for anyone who is looking for a challenging role that will expose them to a dynamic team environment and cutting edge technology and research.

The Quantitative analyst will be responsible for:

  • Perform a variety of advanced financial analyses to determine present and forecasted health of the fund.
  • Use Financial Modelling to simulate financial scenarios
  • Present potential scenarios and outcomes to the management team
  • Collaborate with management on development and execution of trade strategies

The Quantitative Analyst should have the following qualifications:

  • Is an expert coder in Python, R, SQL, C, C++, R, SAS, STATA, EXCEL
  • Possess a Master or Ph.D. in a computational field
  • CFA or working towards it