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Quantitative Analyst

Job Description

A top Soho NYC-based hedge fund is looking for a junior to mid-level candidate with a python background to join their growing Valuation and Portfolio Analytics team as a Quantitative Associate. To be clear, this candidate will not be doing investments, but they will get the opportunity to work for a top hedge fund while wearing multiple hats and working with the best teams at the firm.


  • Work closely as part of a team responsible for the Valuation and Portfolio Analytics functions at the firm
  • Enhance processes and reporting around the management of portfolio data
  • Heavy use of the position/risk-management system Front Arena is required, so technical proficiency in scripting languages is necessary
  • Create, review and maintain reporting with Tableau. Must be able to generate reporting and validate independently for internal and external consumption.
  • Prioritize and respond to many ad-hoc requests for information from the Research, Trading, and Business Development teams


  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Finance, or Engineering from a top university, with a strong GPA, with 1-4 years of professional experience.
  • Proficiency in Python with the ability to read production code and a background in object-oriented languages (C++, C#, Java, others), as well as Excel, Tableau, and SQL. Familiarity with version control, Pandas, and Numpy Python libraries is a strong plus.
  • Familiarity with fixed income and credit models as well as options pricing. Experience with credit/equity relative valuation is a plus.
  • Ability to execute and resolve system test and production issues and analyze results appropriately.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and solve problems independently.
  • Prioritization and time management skills, comfortable working in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills