Quantitative Equity Researcher

Employer
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Closes
Oct 27, 2017
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Description:

Established Philadelphia-based asset management firm is seeking a quantitative equity researcher to add to research capability on its international investment team based in Boston. Duties would include: implementation of quantitative models, portfolio optimization, and alpha research.

Criteria:

A successful candidate can be expected to have the following:

  • Bachelors/Masters/PhD in finance/quantitative field
  • At least one to two years in a similar role — the more investment experience, the better
  • Programming skills and problem-solving ability to complete projects with minimal support
  • Familiarity with languages/packages, such as R, SQL, SAS, Python, and Java
  • Familiarity with investment tools, such as Axioma, Bloomberg, and FactSet
  • Desire to live in the Boston area
  • Willingness to obtain CFA charter

    In addition, important personal qualities for a candidate include:

  • Highest level of integrity
  • Team player
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail and flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor