Quantitative Analyst

2 days left

Location
Naperville, Illinois
Salary
Competitive Base and Bonus Structure.
Posted
Jul 02, 2021
Closes
Aug 01, 2021
Job Function
Other, Risk Management
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development and support of equity, and equity hybrid models using options and futures.
  • Systematic discovery of alpha signals using traditional and alternative datasets.
  • Incorporate machine learning techniques into systematic strategy research and development.
  • Help ensure that quantitative models, research tools and risk controls are adequate to support new product initiatives.
  • Collaborate with other team members and other groups in order to drive productivity.
  • Support technological infrastructure and analytical research function.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in quantitative research and quantitative model development in any asset classes. Prior experience in the alternatives space is a huge plus for this role
  • A graduate degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Financial Engineering, Econometrics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics).
  • High-level proficiency in Python, R or similar programming languages. Demonstrated ability to write well-documented code.
  • Previous hands-on experience in quantitative research, data science and predictive Modelling including machine learning is a huge plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and work with cutting-edge statistical methods and computational techniques.
  • In-depth working knowledge of quantitative systems development, tools and engineering techniques including back testing, optimization, attribution, risk control and quality control.
  • Knowledge of industry standard tools and databases such as Factset, Bloomberg, Worldscope, Compustat, IBES, Barra, etc.
  • Ability to take ownership of projects, with a strong focus on quality and accuracy.
  • A passion for investments combined with a strong work ethic, integrity, and a commitment to individual development.

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