Associate Quantitative Analyst – Capital Appreciate Fund

Location
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 04, 2019
Closes
Jul 04, 2019
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Fund – Who We Are

  • Part of a Globally diversified investment management firm based in Baltimore, Maryland managing over $1.0 trillion in assets (as of 3/31/19) with offices in 12 countries
  • 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 managing over $30B (as of 3/31/19)
  • Strategy is managed by David Giroux, CIO for equity and multi-asset investing here and a former Morningstar manager of the year
  • A collaborative culture that encourages diverse thinking and approaches
  • An organization that is committed to promoting talented associates from within

 

Job Qualifications

  • Highly motivated, confident self-starter with ability to work independently and with others
  • 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

 

Job Description

  • Role performs rigorous quantitative/statistical research in finance to develop new stock selection models and enhance current models for David Giroux, Capital Appreciation Fund portfolio manager
  • Role is part of a highly collaborative team of 5 investment professionals
  • 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
  • In this role you will develop an in depth understanding of the Capital Appreciation investment framework and process
  • Daily opportunity to work with and learn directly from our senior investment professionals

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