The Role 

We are seeking a highly qualified and talented Senior Quantitative Strategist to support a brand-new Delta One Trading team.

 

What you’ll do 

The Senior Quantitative Strategist will work directly with the portfolio managers to expand successful trading strategies to new markets and products. You will design equity valuation models and analytics as well as develop the infrastructure to support an initiative to create a centralized library for valuation and risk calculations. The Senior Quantitative Strategist will model and implement calibration, valuation and risk calculation of Delta One products as well as marking tools for dividend, repo and index bottom-up curves. The ideal candidate will have a mindset of continuous improvement and will seek solutions to further scale and automate our system.

 

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Expertise and commercial experience building pricing infrastructure for Delta One products
  • Ability to design equity valuation models and analytics for D1, and develop required infrastructure from scratch as part of initiative to create a centralized library for valuation and risk calculations
  • Expertise with at least one programming language like Python
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Strong ownership experience and a track record of delivering results
  • Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree from a top-tier university in a technical or quantitative field, such as math, physics, statistics, computer science and engineering

 

Our culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

 

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

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