Equities Quantitative Research Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Newport Beach, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pimco
  • 17 Dec 17 2017-12-17

Equities Quantitative Research Analyst

Position Description

The Equity Quantitative Research Analyst will be a part of the Global Analytics team and will be part of a team developing our equities valuation models, equity factor portfolios and more broadly a suite of systematic (relative value as well as directional) strategies in global equity markets. Our task is to build state-of-the-art investment models at the level of individual firms, industry sectors, as well as at country-level and to enhance PIMCO's capabilities in equity factor investing.
Position Requirements

Master's degree or higher in Finance, Economics, or a quantitative discipline. 2-4 years of quantitative equities research experience. Proven ability to build and test equity valuation models and equity factor portfolios. Experience in modeling individual companies and sectors is highly desirable.
Proficiency with SAS, MATLAB, R, or Python programming and construction/organization of large financial databases. Expert knowledge of major Equities databases in the market (Compustat, Capital IQ etc.). Expert knowledge of portfolio construction methodologies and risk models such as BARRA and Axioma .
Good intuition. Intellectual curiosity. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work well with others.

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