Quantitative Analyst

Description:

Large multi strategy hedge fund is looking to add a quantitative analyst on to their investment team. This individual will assist their discretionary equity trading team to manage data and relevant quantitative metrics to enhance their process.

Responsibilities:
  • Calculate metrics in a systematic way or convert soft information to signals
  • Develop idea screening tools to identify other names that would fit into a thesis/idea
  • Investigate ESG quantitative relevance as a factor in our process
  • Evaluate position sizing and portfolio optimization
  • Assess a variety of data sources and evaluating their relevance
Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience of working with quantitative data, quantitative trading, risk management and/or big data analysis. Preferably some buyside experience.
  • This individual should ideally have a computer science/engineering background, or other highly quantitative/statistical/analytical education
  • The company is based in Stamford, CT and must therefore have the ability to work there
  • Entrepreneurial passion who can demonstrate an ability to create and develop in addition to having a high level of analytical capabilities