Overview

WorldQuant is a quantitative asset management firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees spread across more than 20 offices in 15 countries. We develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process. We are seeking candidates with outstanding academic credentials and substantial experience in fundamental/discretionary analysis or fundamental/discretionary portfolio management to head a research effort aimed at applying fundamental valuation principles to the development of systematic prediction signals.

    • Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following):

      • Manage a team of Quantitative Researchers (Quants)
      • Educate Quants about financial and economic modeling, company and sector valuation, supply chain analysis and macro analysis (e.g., the business cycle)
      • Develop research agenda aimed at the application of fundamental valuation principles to the development of systematic prediction signals (i.e. Alphas)
      • Evaluate applicability of new data sources to quantitative modeling
      • Advise Portfolio Managers on use of Alphas


      Job Qualifications:

      • Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution
      • At least 10 years of experience as a Discretionary Analyst or Portfolio Manager
      • Demonstrated track record of success as Discretionary Analyst or Portfolio Manager
      • Strong understanding of company and sector valuation methodologies, and supply chain analysis
      • Firm grasp of statistical modeling principles (e.g. linear regression, machine learning, hypothesis testing)
      • Adept at financial modeling based on both financial data and economic data
      • Experience leading a team of Analysts or Quants
      • Superior critical thinking and analytical skills, combined with creativity, innate curiosity and attention to detail
      • Programming skills are a strong plus, language irrelevant
      • A relentless drive to succeed, supplemented by a strong work ethic
      • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

      Position based in Old Greenwich, CT or New York, NY

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