Quantitative Equity Researcher

  • Negotiable
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • AJO Partners
  • 06 Oct 17 2017-10-06

Established Philadelphia-based asset management firm is seeking a quantitative equity researcher to add to research capability on its international investment team based in Boston. Duties would include: implementation of quantitative models, portfolio optimization, and alpha research.

A successful candidate can be expected to have the following:
• Bachelors/Masters/PhD in finance/quantitative field
• At least one to two years in a similar role — the more investment experience, the better
• Programming skills and problem-solving ability to complete projects with minimal support
• Familiarity with languages/packages, such as R, SQL, SAS, Python, and Java
• Familiarity with investment tools, such as Axioma, Bloomberg, and FactSet
• Desire to live in the Boston area
• Willingness to obtain CFA charter

In addition, important personal qualities for a candidate include:
• Highest level of integrity
• Team player
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
• Attention to detail and flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team
• Positive attitude and sense of humor