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Quantitative Analyst - Asset Management, CT

Location: Stamford, CT, USA

Salary: $Competitive$

My Client is a highly recognised Asset Management firm based in Stamford CT who are looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join their team.

The chosen Candidate will be responsible for developing new techniques to efficiently capture Alpha and manage risk.  The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver well versed in the area of equities.


  • Analyze large structured and unstructured data sets such as internal trade data, risk data, fundamental data, and sentiment data
  • Develop quantitative tools and back-test investment ideas
  • Conduct innovative and scientific research to process and analyze new and non-traditional datasets looking for predictive power
  • Identify and manage new datasets that support investment decisions
  • Introduce new approaches, tools, and prototypes
  • Deliver research findings to senior management and recommend investment ideas


  • A commitment to the highest ethical standards and who act with professionalism and integrity at all times
  • Five or more years of experience in a quantitative capacity covering investments, focusing on equities, although experience in other asset classes is also useful
  • The ability to manipulate and synthesize large data sets
  • Ability to interact with portfolio managers and senior management
  • High level of proficiency with SQL
  • A high-energy personality and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A high degree of drive – must be a self-starter
  • The ability to recognize and seize opportunities
  • A depth of skills enabling him/her to perform ad hoc and other special studies
  • Strong communications skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to senior management and portfolio managers
  • The ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff and who thrive on working in a team-oriented environment

If you are interested in learning more about the opening do apply for the role and e mail jo@barclaysimpson.com for a confidential discussion.