Quantitative Analyst – Capital Appreciation

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Location
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jul 26, 2017
Closes
Aug 25, 2017
Ref
29997
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Quantitative Analyst – Capital Appreciation Team

Principal Responsibilities

  • Perform rigorous quantitative/statistical research in finance to develop new stock selection models and enhance current models
  • Independently identify and analyze topics relevant to stock selection and portfolio management for the CAF team
  • Work closely with fundamental portfolio managers and analysts to help them use insights from quantitative stock selection models
  • Conduct research and analysis on Chief Investment Officer (CIO) level initiatives
  • Keep abreast of industry and academic research to generate innovative  insights

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a relevant field with strong credentials, strong academic background, and/or relevant work experience
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve problems
  • Savvy usage of technology and a data driven mindset
  • Superb skills in communicating with technical and non-technical associates and desire to work in a highly collaborative group
  • Excellent  skills in statistics/econometrics  and proficiency in programming languages, such as  such as R, Python or Matlab, and a demonstrated ability at applying those skills to modeling problems
  • CFA charter or commitment to obtain one

About the Capital Appreciation Team

  • Research focused organization that has consistently produced strong investment performance over the long term
  • The Capital Appreciation strategy is a multi-asset class (equities, fixed income, covered calls) strategy
  • A collaborative culture that encourages diverse thinking and approaches