Junior Quantitative Equity Portfolio Manager


QS Investors is seeking an individual to join its systematic Equity Portfolio Management team in Boston.  The team supports a wide range of client mandates in equity markets around the world.  Portfolio Managers collaborate on investment research, and maintain a platform to analyze and implement strategies for our clients.  This individual will assist Portfolio Managers with managing domestic, international, and global long-only and long/short equity portfolios utilizing a systematic and quantitatively driven investment process.

The candidate must be detail-oriented and have aptitude for quantitative thinking.  Strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy when working under pressure are absolutely critical for success.  The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, highly motivated and work well in a small team.

Key Responsibilities Include
  • Construct client portfolios to meet investment guidelines and objectives utilizing a systematic, quantitatively driven process
  • Daily monitoring of portfolio positions, exposures and risk
  • Collaborate with other portfolio managers and research analysts to develop new stock selection factors, investment strategies, and portfolio analytics
  • Interact with clients to ensure they understand the role our strategies play in meeting their investment objectives
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong GPA required, MBA and/or CFA preferred
  • 2-5 years of buy side experience with focus on equities
  • Strong understanding of global equity markets, including portfolio construction utilizing risk models and optimization engines
  • Solid understanding of statistical methods and behavioral finance
  • Strong programming skills in Python or an equivalent language
  • Experience with various portfolio attribution & analysis frameworks, data integration and reporting tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Should be comfortable working in a team setting but be able to take on individual tasks as well
  • Detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking, communication, & analytical skills
  • Genuine interest in quantitative investing
  • Strong desktop skills: MS Office, Bloomberg, FactSet
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