Equity Index Trader/Analyst - Quantitative


Financial Services


New York, New York

Employment Type



A global diversified, multi-strategy Hedge Fund founded in 2003 and headquartered in New York (midtown). They have ~$6Bil AUM. The Fund utilizes a multi-manager, uncorrelated investment strategy across asset classes and markets. Their risk is diversified as a defensive strategy to protects against shifting environments in the financial marketplace.   Our client has returned to offices & ask for vaccine verification. We are not looking to relocate nor provide sponsorship and must be eligible to work in the US.      

Job Description:

Compensation : $150000 - $200000
Job ID : 10649


  • Research & develop trading opportunities, quantitative investment analyses   optimization opportunities—specifically in index arbitrage & VIX  
  • Identify potential risks in the portfolio--developing new models & using existing tools & systems
  • Create quantitative financial models validating trade ideas include trade valuation & pricing   across variance/vol derivatives (swaps)
  • Build tools & models in Python & R  
  • Daily reporting into PM
  • Periodic reporting to the Fund’s ExCO & Investors

Job Requirements:


  • 4-10 years of experience @ top Broker Dealer, Hedge Fund or Asset Manager on an Index Arbitrage (we are also looking for Single Stock Analysts w similar spec)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics--Advanced degrees preferred (PhD, MSc, MsF)
  • Experience in derivatives modelling, providing quantitative analysis on volatility surfaces strongly preferred
  • Ability to read & parse research and provide trade recommendations to Portfolio Manager(s)
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal) critical to the role
  • Demonstrated expertise in quantitative finance
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to code in Python, R, VBA. Knowledge of other programming languages such as SQL and MATLAB a plus
  • Advanced Excel knowledge required


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