Quantitative Researcher/Developer

Employer
Ativo Capital Management LLC
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary is negotiable.
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
Jun 22, 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Masters

Ativo Capital Management, LLC is an investment management firm based in Chicago. We are looking for
a Quantitative Researcher/Developer to work with our investment and research team. This position
requires someone with minimum of 7+ years of industry experience with strong analytical and technical
skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical support to the investment and research team
  • Assist in the research and development of new systematic factors
  • Assist in the development of new tools and infrastructure to aid the research and investment process
  • Support current production framework
  • Work on enhancing our existing research framework
  • Explore the use of new data sets and help build new data sets

Work Experience/Requirements:

  • Advanced Degree (MS/MBA); CFA or progress towards CFA preferred
  • 7+ years of experience working for a mid to large buy‐side firm in a similar role
  • Experience with financial databases and vendors ie: Axioma/Barra, Clarifi,
  • Compustat, Worldscope, CapitalIQ, Factset and Bloomberg.
  • Proficient in computer programming languages such as Python, C#, R and SQL

Ativo Capital Management, LLC is an affirmative action‐Equal Opportunity Employer. ACM extends
equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or
any other protected status. Individuals who may need a reasonable accommodation in applying for a
position or performing the essential functions of a position may discuss such needs with our Office
Manager.