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Director/ED Quantitative Equity Research – US investment bank – New York

Octavius Finance
New York, United States
Posted 10 days ago Flexible Permanent Competitive
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Natalie Basiratpour
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A US based Quantitative equity research team is currently expanding their team and therefore looking to hire an experienced research at a senior level.

As a Director/ED in the Quantitative Research group you will be responsible for the production and marketing of cash equity focussed research covering US and Global Markets.

You will be helping lead global research of new ideas in Quant equity alpha generation, portfolio construction in addition to Macro/momentum driven signal research.

The team is a systematic bottom up stock selection group who develop models for internal asset management in addition to providing regular Quant equity strategy commentary for a wider client audience.

 

The successful candidate will have solid quant modelling skills in the area of Cash equities and strong relationships with Buy side firms/managers and be looking to utilise this in a team which is performing well, growing and has the support of senior management.   

Your responsibilities will include:-

  • Developing and enhancing stock-selection models with new fundamental, technical and industry-specific factors.
  • Working on global industry/sector rotation strategy.
  • Constant monitoring of key risk signals in Global markets to identify changes in underlying market behaviour
  • Factor and portfolio construction research.
  • Publishing research reports on a regular basis (monthly/Quarterly quant strategy pieces)
  • Client Marketing to a range of buy side clients, (HF/AM/Insurance) for Quantitative Equity stock selection
  • Providing bespoke client solutions in the area of quantitative equities and systematic strategies
  • Presenting for an Internal audience and also externally within client meetings and conferences.
  • Working on a US equity statistical arbitrage model

 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a highly successful global team reporting directly to the global head of quantitative research.

The ideal candidate will have a PHD in finance from a leading school.

Applicants from the buy side are welcome to apply however you must be able to demonstrate significant client facing experience.

Applicants from outside of the US are welcome to apply.

In order to apply please send your CV in WORD FORMAT to quantresearch@octaviusfinance.com 

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