Quantitative Portfolio Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance



Company OverviewWorldQuant is a quantitative asset management firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees spread across more than 20 offices in 15 countries. We develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process.We are seeking candidates with outstanding academic credentials to join our team of Quantitative Portfolio Managers (QPM). Success in this role is determined by the profitability and consistency of the quantitative investment portfolio. Successful applicants will receive training commensurate with their experience and development.Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following)* Develop systematic strategies which exploit statistically-based predictive signals associated with various market inefficiencies.* Manage own quantitative investment portfolio (portfolio will have a separately identifiable track record)Job Qualifications* Possess a Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution in a quantitative field, such as Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics* Have intermediate to strong programming skills (acquired academically or through hands-on experience); preference for C++ and Python* Show an exceptional track record in systematic investment management OR raw talent, supplemented by interest in quantitative investing as demonstrated by coursework and/or internships* Have an understanding of optimization theory and algorithms is a plus* Have superior critical thinking and analytical skills, combined with creativity, innate curiosity, and attention to detail* Possess a relentless drive to succeed, supplemented by a strong work ethicPositions based in Old Greenwich, CT and New York, NY.* Please note: Recruiters please submit your candidates to: ...@worldquant.com. All other candidates may apply by clicking below *WorldQuant is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital status, citizenship, national origin, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!
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