Senior Quantitative Analyst *, Funds and External Management (FIGEX)

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Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
Montreal, Canada
May 28, 2022
Jun 27, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description
*Position level may need to be adjusted when incumbent is hired due to business needs.


Reporting to the Senior Director, Quantitative Strategies as part of the Quantitative Research and Analysis team (FIGEX), the incumbent's main responsibilities will include playing an active role in improving investment processes and building portfolios by developing analytical models and tools (portfolio construction, estimation of risk factors and performance assessment).

Main responsibilities
  • Develop industry expertise to be able to make recommendations regarding investment processes and portfolio construction;
  • Develop and test new tools that could be used for portfolio optimization/steering and the quantitative assessment of managers and risk factors.

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Private equity and credit knowledge is an asset;
  • Master's or PhD in quantitative finance, mathematics or information technology;
  • Excellent programming skills using Python and SQL (or other languages such as C++, C#, Matlab) and ability to organize results (Tableau, Power BI);
  • Excellent knowledge of financial mathematics and ability to apply theoretical models.

  • Very good French language skills (spoken and written);
  • Ability to analyze and summarize;
  • Communication skills and the ability to simplify complex matters;
  • Critical thinker;
  • Rigorous, autonomous, good team spirit;
  • Good organization skills;
  • Financial literacy and creativity.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CDPQ wants to offer equal employment opportunities to everyone . It encourages women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal people and people with disabilities to apply. CDPQ is also committed to further incorporating diversity into the organization and making it a source of enrichment and pride for all its employees. Please inform us if your current condition requires an accommodation during therecruiting process.

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