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A reputable Hedge Fund located in New York City is looking to bring on a risk and portfolio construction analyst. The Hedge Fund is tech-driven and has an aggressive equity-focused investment strategy, so the environment is very fast-paced and interactive. This is a front office role where the incumbent will wear many hats in a highly visible and meaningful work environment.
Independently create and conduct analysis to support investment management and risk management decision processes.
Add new analytics and stress scenarios as the portfolio or market changes
Participate in the construction of hedging strategy design and long/short trading strategy
Enhance optimization techniques
Communicate effectively through the usage of proper interpersonal skills when meeting with the portfolio management teams. Be able to adapt the communication of concepts to the needs and abilities of any audience appropriate
Back-test current and proposed trades
+3 years of financial industry experience, most of it focused on reporting, programming or other modelling activities related to the trading of financial securities
Proficient experience with computer programming such as Matlab, SAS, SQL, VBA, R and Hadoop-related technologies.
Proficiency with Python is preferred
Exceptional Academic background in a quantitative discipline (statistics, engineering,mathematics, etc.) An advanced degree is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and written skills
Internal Number: 6357390
About Selby Jennings Buyside
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