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Role Point72 is seeking a Quantitative Developer to join its Portfolio Construction and Analysis (PCA) team within the CIO office. The PCA team plays a vital role in the Equity L/S business at the firm, collaborating with investment teams to improve net revenue and risk adjusted returns. The Quantitative Developer will build, refine, and maintain an efficient technology infrastructure to enable and support the team's quantitative research and analytical efforts. The ideal candidate is a smart, self-driven, and creative problem solver with strong technical and quantitative skills.
Architect, build, refine, and increase automation and robustness of the research infrastructure, including data access, risk modeling, and backtesting components
Collaborate with quant researchers to implement framework for automating and presenting analytics, reports, and monitors
Collaborate with firm-wide technology teams to deliver analytics and tools to users across the firm
Undergraduate, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science or other quantitative discipline
3+ years of professional experience developing infrastructure to support an investment team
Strong programming skills in Python and SQL
Solid background in math/statistics/finance and familiarity with quantitative research methodologies and machine learning algorithms
Understanding of and experience with the data ingestion process
Ability to contribute to the analytics, quant research, and development process
Understanding of portfolio construction is a plus
Knowledge of equities is a plus
High-energy personality and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
High degree of drive - must be a self-starter
Ability to recognize and seize opportunities
Depth of skills enabling him/her to perform ad hoc projects and tasks with fast turnover
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff and to thrive in a team-oriented environment
A commitment to the highest ethical standards and to act with professionalism and integrity
Point72 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Point72 is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Point72 complies with applicable, local, state and federal laws on the subject of equal employment opportunity.