NYC Alternative Asset Manager
J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Quant Developer at a prominent NYC Alternative Asset Manager.
An exciting opportunity to build scalable and creative quantitative applications and infrastructure that support the investment process and help manage risk & capital.
The Quant Dev will work closely with the trading desk, portfolio managers and risk managers to ensure they have the data and tools needed to make investment decisions and build new tools to unlock opportunities and automate the execution of trade ideas. Building scalable, creative solutions to problems involving their investment process is their mandate. The firm views Quantitative Technology as a distinct competitive advantage - enabling a host of opportunities that differentiate them from their competitors.
The ideal candidate would have a background including:
Strong desire to contribute and build a business – not just solve novel problems.
An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver. An individual with a passion for financial markets, technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class technologies.
About the Client:
The firm is a multi-strategy alternative asset manager that seeks to generate optimal risk-adjusted returns for a diversified base of public institutions, private entities and qualified individuals. The firm invests across asset classes, geographies, and markets through the hedge fund vehicles and institutional accounts they advise.
They have offices in New York, Minneapolis, Austin, London and Sydney.
They have a relentlessly focuses on innovation and integration: innovation in new products, markets and businesses as well as new tools, models and technology management and performance structures; integration of fundamental research, quantitative strategies and technical analysis, all supported by an intensive focus on operational excellence and comprehensive risk management.
They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior partners in a highly collaborative and charged trading floor environment.
Successful candidates are:
The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.
After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.
Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.
Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.
• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.
• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.
Contact: email@example.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com
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