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Quantitative Portfolio Manager, New York

Redstone Commodity Search
New York, New York, United States
February 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedgefunds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a private investment management firm looking for talented quantitative portfolio managers to join their team.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

Developing systematic strategies that make use of signals indicative of various inefficiencies in the market

Managing own quantitative investment portfolio

Identifying market areas where new ideas should be implemented and tested

Bugging, debugging and backtesting codes; double checking consistency of the results of similar models

Liaising with other traders, information technologists and researchers

Role reports into the CIO

Key Qualifications / Experience

Candidates must possess a PhD or MS degree from a highly ranked institution in a quantitative area (Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering)

Must have excellent programming skills and fluidity in C++ and Python

Must have an understanding of algorithms and optimization theory

Should possess an exemplar track record in systematic investment management

Candidates should possess superior critical and analytical faculties and an innate attention detail. This should go hand in hand with a keen interest in quantitative investing, demonstrated by published papers in a peer-reviewed journal and/or previous work experience

Located in New York (happy to relocate)

Keywords: quant, quantitative, portfolio manager, systematic, algorithmic, statistical arbitrage, statistical, signals, strategies, futures, liquid, medium, frequency, low frequency, intraday, equities, cash, spot, FX, foreign exchange, currency, research, C++, Python, programming, computer science, investment management, commodites, Derivatives, derivative, New York, Redstone Commodity Search

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.