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Senior Associate, Portfolio Management

Job Title: Senior Associate, Portfolio Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Old Greenwich,United States
Industry:
Salary: $130,000-200,000 + Benefits + Bonus
REF: 30000108
Contact Name: Steven Dilamani
Contact Email: steven.dilamani@palmmason.com
Job Published: over 2 years ago

job description

Senior Associate, Portfolio Management / Old Greenwich, CT and New York, NY

Our client a private institutional investment management complex consisting of an inter-national team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward even greater quantification and automation in the development of its trading processes. Continuously evolving for ever-greater efficiency enables them to trade today the way others will tomorrow.

Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following)
They are seeking individuals with outstanding academic background to join as Senior Associate, Portfolio Management Group. The successful candidates will work under the guidance of our portfolio managers and Chief Investment Officer. After gaining enough experience, Senior Associates may be promoted to Portfolio Manager, and begin to manage their own investment portfolio. This is a unique entry level opportunity for high caliber individuals looking for a career in systematic trading. Successful applicants will receive compensation commensurate with their experience and academic achievement.

Job Qualifications
-Ph.D. or M.S. degree from a top tier institution in a highly analytical field, such as Mathematics, Operations Research, Optimization, Electrical Engineering, Financial Engineering, Computer Science and Physics
-Interest/background in finance, demonstrated by coursework in economics or finance
-Solid programming skill (C++/Python/Perl) is a strong plus
-Ability to work independently and innovate
-Understanding of optimization theory and algorithms (including dynamic programming, large-scale linear and non-linear programming, interior point methods, genetic algorithms, simulated annealing and robust optimization) is a plus
-Strong work ethic and drive to succeed