Quantitative Risk Manager


Financial Services


New York, New York

Employment Type



A New York City-based hedge fund is seeking a Quantitative Risk Manager.

Job Description:

Compensation : $150000 - $200000
Job ID : 13503

  • Analyzing performance and risk exposure of their portfolios  
  • Watching markets, thinking critically about market conditions or risk events, and estimating their impact on our portfolios.  
  • Estimating, analyzing, and monitoring inputs and outputs of quantitative investment strategies.  
  • Analyzing and building new metrics, dashboards, and tools for the Risk department.
  • Researching ideas to improve risk forecast and control for their portfolios.  
This role involves significant quantitative data analysis, developing knowledge of various financial instruments, running large scale distributed computations, and maximizing use of technological automation. Familiarity with risk measurement and a broad range of financial instruments is helpful. Curiosity and drive to learn more is required. Key stakeholders will include -CRO, Risk Management & partner teams such as portfolio managers and quantitative modelers.  

Job Requirements:


  • Minimum 2+ years of work experience (will probably be a 3-5 yr person
  • BA / BS degree required; advanced degree in Financial Engineering or Statistics preferred but not required
  • Prior trading or risk management experience is required.
  • Knowledge and experience of complex financial instruments is required
  • Experience with programming and data analysis tools such as Python, Java, or the equivalent is necessary for future developments in the role.
  • Work experience on projects involving time series analysis/data modeling, software development/automation is useful


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