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Quantitative Portfolio Manager

Job Description

Our client, a well regarded investment management firm, are seeking a Quantitative Portfolio Manager to work within its growing quantitative investment team. The role will be focusing on the production of investment research, portfolio optimisation and risk management, applied to both traditional and alternative data.

This new addition to the team will be responsible for research, development and continuous improvement of the firm’s existing strategies as well as in development of new ones, whilst contributing towards investment discussions and be actively involved in the portfolio management process of the firms' quantitative portfolios.

Responsibilities:

* Portfolio management of funds in line with mandates and strategy objectives; portfolio construction, optimisation & rebalancing
* Lead research into quantitative studies with the aim of improving strategy returns
* Develop & Improve models employing a range of financial techniques and data
* Assist with the development of the teams quantitative infrastructure & research tools

The Candidate

* This role is open to applicants with 5+ years of relevant experience
* Advanced degree (3rd level and/or postgraduate) in a technical discipline such as quantitative finance, statistics, computer science, mathematics, physics or engineering
* Demonstratable experience of implementing ideas in practice with knowledge and/or exposure to various asset classes such as Equities, Fixed Income, FX
* Coding: experience of coding with Python, Matlab, R or similar packages
* Data: experience working with financial data such as company fundamentals, market data, sentiment, etc. Knowledge of relational databases such as MS-SQL a plus
* Team player and ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics and concepts

For a discreet and confidential conversation please feel free to contact me directly on email at s.burke@integerexecutivesearch.com or on my direct line +353 1 697 8631