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Quantitative Risk Analyst - Hedge Fund

Location
Greenwich, Connecticut
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022

Responsibilities:

  • Work with our CRO and trading to build pricing algorithms and work on risk management systems
  • Years of experience - 3-10 years max
  • Develop and research credit products and alpha signals communicating to the CRO
  • Switching models on returns, build and backtest
  • Strong communication skills are vital to interact effectively with the risk management team, portfolio managers, research analysts as well as IT and developers in a fast-paced, highly results-driven environment.
  • Conduct review, backtesting, or internal model recalibration exercises
  • Participate in the operational integration of the models developed and the calibrations carried out
  • Responsibilities will include capital markets/new issue management, new idea generation, new idea sourcing, and trade execution, as well as position management and PNL responsibility.
  • Executing high volume trade flows and trade research
  • Must have strong relationships in capital markets
  • Additional responsibilities will be cultivating broker relationships as well as monitoring, filtering, and efficiently communicating relevant market information to the broader investment team.
  • Responsible for trade origination, analysis, structuring, and execution
  • Help evaluate and analyze trading performance and existing signals and create new signals
  • Collaborate closely with other researchers, software developers, and the fundamental credit team to constantly evolve our trading system and process
  • Portfolio optimization process

Qualifications:

  • Research experience ideally working with Credit products assets or having extensive experience and success working with other financial products like equities and derivatives
  • M.S./Ph.D. from a leading university in a quantitative discipline such as math, physics, statistics, computer
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages: C++, Python, Matlab, and R
  • Experience using statistical packages and advanced ability with very large datasets
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Works well with a team AND possesses the ability to work independently
  • Deep passion for financial markets

Location: Greenwich

Salary: $ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707268902-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: S.R Investment Partners
  • Location: Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent