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Associate Portfolio Manager

New York, NY, USA

Job Type

Full Time, Permanent



About the Role

A multi-billion dollar hedge fund client of ours is looking for a mid level portfolio manager to join their dynamic quantitative strategies team. This team is responsible for managing the largest Equity portfolio’s for the hedge fund and is one of the pioneer quant equity funds in the world.

The vacancy that they are looking to fill at the moment is a Research Analyst role on their trading desk doing full cycle research, development, and implementation of medium to high frequency trading strategies alongside the investment committee. This firm offers the ideal scenario for anyone who is looking for a challenging role that will expose them to a dynamic team environment and exceptional opportunity for career progression.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Portfolio construction and risk management of largest equity portfolio’s across fund
  • Active portfolio re-balancing and trading given market conditions
  • Dynamic factor modelling and stress testing of Portfolio
  • Direct communication with internal investment committee and clients on portfolio performance
  • Research and implementation of new data sets into developmental strategies
  • Back testing and understanding of strategies including abstractions and requirements
  • Market micro structure research and alpha signal research
  • Collaboration between team members in order to drive productivity and facilitate innovative ideas

Ideal candidates should possess:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a Portfolio Management seat, ideally within Equities
  • Exceptional programming and quantitative skills particularly in Python
  • Masters degree in a computational field, PhD preferred
  • Drive to succeed and see results

About the Company

As a leading provider of wealth management advice in the UK, Europe and the US, Valais Wealth Management offers a dynamic and unique environment to develop your financial career.

Our mission is to improve our clients’ lives through better financial planning, advice and support. We know the importance of listening and understanding, which is why everyone employed at Valais Wealth Management holds and practices our values of honesty, friendliness and professionalism.

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