Sr. Financial Engineer

Chicago, Illinois or San Francisco, CA
Commensurate with experience.
Nov 01, 2017
Dec 01, 2017
Finance Industry
Fund Management
Government & Institutions
Economist, Researcher
Contract Type

HTAA, LLC ("Hull Tactical") 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. 


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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