Quant Analyst

Employer
IJC Associates, Inc
Location
Boston, MA, USA
Salary
$110-150k base + bonus
Posted
13 Dec 2018
Closes
13 Jan 2019
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A $250Bil+ Alternative Investment Firm in Boston is seeking a Quant Analyst.

This position resides within our quantitative research team whose main focus is the development of systematic investment strategies.  It is part of their small but growing Macro Premia team, which engages in quantitative alternative investing. The individual will work with the portfolio managers and the research team in building out this area within the Firm's platform.

Responsibilities: 

  • Research and design quantitative strategies across currencies, commodities as well as index level equities and fixed income
  • Create or assist in creating client collateral. Communicate results with stake holders within and outside of the Firm
  • More broadly contribute to our research agenda and processes, principally around quantitative investing across asset classes

Qualifications: 

  • We are seeking an investment professional with a minimum of two years of experience specifically focused on quantitative alternative investing to support the team's efforts in managing our portfolios and growing our asset base.
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  • Ideally 2-5 Years of similar investment related work experience. More or less experienced candidates will be considered depending on other qualifications they possess
  • MUST HAVE MACRO EXPERIENCE
  • A theoretical foundation as well as work experience in quantitative investing
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  • Analytical and programming skills are a prerequisite (C, C++, Matlab, Python, or R)
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  • Excellent analytical skills, high aptitude for quantitative reasoning and problem-solving
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  • Understanding of portfolio construction and risk modeling
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and high degree of organization
  • BA/MA or advanced degree in Economics or Finance or Quantitative focus (Engineering, Computer Science, Physics); CFA is a plus
  • Initiative to work individually but also well within a team based environment