Global Macro Research Analyst
Major Hedge Fund seeks a Research Analyst
The group primarily focuses on Portfolio Management and Research related to macro trading strategies. These include, but are not limited to: country and currency selection strategies, fixed income arbitrage strategies, commodities strategies and credit strategies.
The group is responsible for the management of a number of our hedge funds as well as a number of macro overlay accounts.
The team works with other internal research teams cooperatively on managing Absolute Return strategies as well as our many international equity mandates.
We are looking for a Research Analyst to join our team of professionals to focus on our proprietary strategies related to asset allocation. The role will involve collaboration with other researchers, portfolio managers, risk managers as well as traders to develop new and improve current investment strategies.
Develop proprietary global macro quantitative trading strategies
Work closely with portfolio managers in implementing macro trading strategies
Perform statistical and economic research on financial data related to macro strategies
Add features to proprietary research system to implement new research ideas
Degree in a quantitative field (e.g. Economics, Computer Science, Math, etc.)
2-4 years experience in the financial industry with global macro background
Experience programming in Java, C++, Python or similar tools
Ability to discuss and explain involved concepts in finance and mathematics in both verbal and written form
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Passion for research, hard work, and eager to learn in a highly intellectual, collaborative environment