Quantitative Advisory Services Associate Quantitative Advisory Services Associate …

Paragon Executive
in New York City, NY, USA
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 15 Jan 21
Paragon Executive
in New York City, NY, USA
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 15 Jan 21
Our client, a leading global systematic hedge fund (10+Bn AUM) are now seeking a highly talented Quantitative Advisory Services Associate in NY. The successful candidate will support the Global Head of Quantitative Strategies and the Head of Quantitative Advisory Services in driving business priorities. Our client is looking for the Associate to take responsibility for developing and maintaining key internal relationships with the Quantitative Portfolio Managers and internal Core Infrastructure departments, including Risk, in order to research and drive key initiatives/projects to help grow and evolve the business.


  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Quantitative Portfolio Managers (approx. 32 globally)
  • Develop expertise in firm tools and resources to drive usage by investment professionals and build better communication loop with Core teams within Millennium
    • Conduct deep quantitative analysis, primarily through factor research/thematic research, to generate solutions for and drive initiatives with an alpha impact for the Quantitative business
    • Build and maintain an inventory of capabilities and services for the Quantitative business; assess gaps and work to improve offering and capabilities 
    • Work with Technology and other Core departments to develop/enhance tools and analytics for the benefit of PMs/Analysts
  • Fit into the active culture of Millennium, judged by the ability to deliver real world solutions to portfolio managers
  • Partner with groups throughout the firm to align objectives, collaborate on ideas, and drive improvements


  • Master's degree in Financial Engineering, or related field with a strong understanding of econometrics and applied statistics
  • Strong programming skills (Python, SQL)
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in a quantitative/systematic trading environment, an equity background is preferred though all asset classes are highly relevant
  • Experience with sophisticated risk modeling, implementation, and factor modeling is preferred
  • Experience at a financial institution in a front office environment with experience working closely with Portfolio Managers & Systematic Traders is highly relevant
  • Excellent analytical/conceptual problem-solving skills with ability to leverage quantitative and qualitative approaches to develop actionable recommendations
  • Strong market intuition and understanding of factors/themes that drive managerial performance
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with demonstrated success building collaborative working relationships
  • Strong work ethic (takes ownership), self-starter and quick-study mentality
  • Ability to work independently in an unstructured environment
  • Able to prioritize and act in a fast paced, high pressure, dynamic environment
  • Team oriented, ability to work in a collaborative manner and anticipate/communicate potential issues & solutions

This is a very unique and exciting opportunity to join one of the world's top hedge funds and dramatically increase your earning potential. Our client has one of the best performance and award structures globally, including strong sign on and guaranteed bonuses and is also well regarded for its strong training and collaborative team based culture.

To discuss this opportunity in full please get in touch or forward your resume to:

Elaine Bunyan - ebunyan@paragonexecutive.com

*Please note: Due to a large number of applicants, only candidates that meet the relevant criteria will be contacted*


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