Senior Financial Engineer

Employer
HTAA, LLC
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive Compensation
Posted
Jun 28, 2017
Closes
Jul 28, 2017
Finance Industry
Fund Management
Contract Type
Permanent

HTAA is  expanding its portfolio management team and is seeking a Senior Financial Engineer with keen interest in quantitative research and data analysis.   Candidates must possess excellent analytical and technical skills, have a proven quantitative background, be a creative problem solver, clear communicator and present a strong record of successfully working with others in a team environment.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform statistical analyses to verify and optimize innovations and enhancements to portfolio models.
  • Define and implement data collection and data acquisition methods.
  • Monitor trading performance and devise improvements
  • Propose portfolio strategies and algorithm enhancements
  • Write white papers and blog posts on current economic and financial topics
  • Present Strategies in front of investment committees and prospective clients

QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a technical field (or Finance/Economics with quantitative focus)
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in an asset management environment
  • Proficient in statistics and econometrics.
  • Development experience in R and Linux
  • Machine-learning and Python experience is a plus
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Predictive Modeling Experience

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive financial rewards, relative to firm performance and team-based contributions
  • Employee benefits that include exceptional insurance and 401K matching program
  • Friendly and collegial work environment
  • Opportunity to learn from successful industry experts