Quantitative Analyst

New York City, New York (US)
commensurate based upon experience
26 Feb 2021
28 Mar 2021
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department/Team

  • Alternative Strategies Group is seeking a Quantitative Analyst to join its Global Long/Short Equity Portfolio Management team in New York. The new analyst will play a critical role in the organization’s growing Alternative Investments/ ETF businesses. Currently the PM team plans to implement a new AI-Powered Equity L/S Strategy utilizing global ETFs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of the Portfolio Manager (PM to implement the AI-powered Equity Long/Short Strategy to ensure alignment with stated investment objectives
  • Review academic journals and sell-side quantitative strategy reports to identify/develop new  equity long/short strategies
  • Analyze and modify large Bloomberg data sets to identify and backtest alpha signals while contributing to portfolio construction
  • Conduct statistical analysis on alpha signals to ensure the robustness of the model
  • Contribute to preparing periodic reporting materials for investors and board members
  • Perform ad-hoc requests (e.g. industry & company specific research)

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in economics, statistics, engineering or related fields
  • Maximum of 2 years experience
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills (e.g. ability and curiosity to explore time series/unstructured data and formulate hypothesis that can be tested and verified)
  • Excellent Python skills (a brief online/offline coding test will be given)

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to communicate research findings in a clear, concise and visual way in meaningful presentations that tells a story with data
  • Experience with factor research, style premia research and/or style premia portfolio construction and management
  • Experience with Bloomberg
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field such as economics, statistics, financial mathematics, computer science (basic knowledge in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning) is preferred

Salary is commensurate based upon experience.

To apply for this position, please send an email to careers.us@miraeasset.com and include the job position in the subject.

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