Associate Quantitative Analyst Associate Quantitative Analyst …

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 May 21
Competitive
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 May 21
Competitive
Associate Quantitative Analyst
Job Description

As an associate quantitative analyst, you will contribute to research on stock selection signals, alpha models, and portfolio construction under the guidance of senior members of the team. You will perform a wide range of data driven analyses, help enhance the team's research and analytics platforms, and share responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of all models.

Responsibilities

What we're looking for:
You are an enthusiastic self-starter who is motivated by achieving and exceeding goals. You are excited by the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment where you interact with a diverse set of analysts and portfolio managers across multiple asset classes. To be most successful in this role, you will be flexible, creative, and detail oriented.

What you'll do:
  • Actively participate in research projects through idea generation, data preparation, rigorous analysis, reaching sensible conclusions and making actionable recommendations
  • Evaluate innovative techniques for delineating noise from tradable signals from large datasets
  • Research advanced model construction methods
  • Assist in enriching the team's research and production infrastructure and analytics capabilities
  • Analyze factor and model performance periodically and communicate insights

What you'll like about this role:
  • An organization with steadfast commitments to diversity and inclusion
  • A working climate that values and supports different perspectives and culture
  • Opportunity to gain in-depth exposure to the field of quantitative finance
  • Opportunities to collaborate with fundamental research analysts and portfolio managers across the organization to exchange ideas, communicate insights, and broaden their area of expertise
  • Making an impactful contribution to the success of the team and help clients to achieve their investment goals
  • Structured mentoring and career progression
  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive base salary plus an attractive yearly performance driven bonus
  • Access to a robust benefits package including medical insurance, paid time off, and 401k retirement with company match


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative fields such as mathematics, physics, statistics, electrical engineering, computer science or operation research or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent quantitative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong programming skills, including proficiency in a data analysis language such as Python, R
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and systematic investing
  • Clear, concise, proactive communication skills
  • Proven intellectual curiosity
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness, and a cooperative can-do attitude
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