Senior Financial Engineer

Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience.
Sep 05, 2017
Oct 05, 2017
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

 Our expanding portfolio management team seeks a Senior Financial Engineer with keen interest in quantitative research and data analysis to assist our team in downtown Chicago.  The candidate must possess excellent analytical and technical skills, have a proven quantitative background, be a creative problem solver, clear communicator and present a strong record of successfully working with others in a team environment. 


  • Perform statistical analyses to verify and optimize innovations and enhancements to portfolio models.
  • Define and implement data collection and data acquisition methods.
  • Monitor trading performance and devise improvements
  • Propose portfolio strategies and algorithm enhancements
  • Write white papers and blog posts on current economic and financial topics
  • Present Strategies in front of investment committees and prospective clients


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a technical field (or Finance/Economics with quantitative focus)
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in  an asset management environment
  • Proficient in statistics and econometrics.
  • Development experience in R and Linux
  • Machine-learning and Python experience is a plus
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Predictive Modeling Experience