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Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst - Enterprise Risk

schonfeld · 10 days ago
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Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst – Enterprise Risk


The Role

We are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our risk team to be a key member focused on investment research and support of senior leadership in making capital allocation and firm risk management decisions.  A successful candidate will help to build and maintain analytical models used to gain insights into risk and alpha drivers of our portfolios, as well as communicate those insights to senior management.


What you’ll do 

The Quantitative Risk Analyst will be responsible for conducting research into risk topics such as sources of return, common factor exposures and potential market stressors.  You will also be responsible for communicating those insights to the broader management team, as well as incorporating them into models and analytics in order to mitigate the risk outsized drawdowns and to help inform the firm’s capital allocation process. You will also investigate and integrate new datasets used by proprietary models and risk infrastructure.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in the quantitative trading or risk space
  • A strong track record of creative problem solving
  • Prior experience building and maintaining equity factor models
  • Passion for learning and discovering new ideas in quantitative finance
  • Proficiency with procedural programming skills (familiarity with Python or R)
  • Strong mathematical and statistical modeling (knowledge of matrix algebra and linear analysis)
  • Comfort with analysis of large datasets, high-level attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience with a broad range of equity, credit, FX and interest rate products as well as their derivatives


Who we are  
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a global multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform that harnesses the transformative power of people to perform in all market environments. Our dynamic culture inspires better outcomes for our team, our investors, and our partners. We aim to consistently deliver risk-adjusted returns, with people driving performance.

We specialize in four core strategies: Quantitative Trading, Fundamental Equity, Tactical Trading, and Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income. We capitalize on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets, drawing from a significant investment in proprietary technology, infrastructure, and risk analytics.

We invest through internal portfolio managers and external partner funds, pursuing alignment among investors, investment professionals, and the firm. Our footprint spans 7 countries and 19 offices.

Our Culture
Talent is our strategy. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority. We are teamwork-oriented, collaborative, and encourage ideas—at all levels—to be shared. As an organization committed to investing in our people, we provide learning & educational offerings and opportunities to make an impact.

We foster a sense of belonging among all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. Our employees value diversity across identity, thought, people and perspective which serves as the foundation of our culture. As a firm, we are committed to creating a hiring process that is fair, welcoming and supportive.

The base pay for this role is expected to be between $150,000 and $250,000. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance bonus and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications, and experience.




Last updated on Jun 4, 2024

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