Multi-Asset Design Quant Strategist

Voya New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

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Voya Investment Management (Voya IM) is a leading active asset management firm. As of March 31, 2018, Voya IM manages approximately $227 billion* for affiliated and external institutions as well as individual investors. Drawing on over 40 years of experience and an ongoing commitment to reliable investing, Voya IM has the resources and expertise to help long-term investors achieve strong investment results.

What is MASS?

The Voya Investment Management Multi Asset Strategies Solutions Group (MASS) is based in New York, NY. The group manages multi-asset and structured portfolios, including target date retirement funds, asset allocation funds, objective-driven portfolios, and portable alpha strategies.

The Role

We are seeking a multi-asset strategist to join its Multi-Asset Design team. Voya's multi asset design team is responsible for developing customized multi-asset portfolio strategies for institutional investors, quantitative analytics for outcome oriented strategies, and factor research.

The primary responsibility of the multi-asset strategist is to accelerate the development of Voya's multi-asset alternative strategies and customized institutional portfolio efforts. The person will report to the Head of Multi-Asset Design and will be responsible for research and development of systematic alternative investment strategies and bespoke investment portfolios that leverage Voya's systematic and discretionary capabilities across our equities, fixed income and alternative investment businesses. The strategist is also expected to present, interact and communicate with clients and prospects.

Voya IM is grounded in our guiding principles of Stewardship & Service, which are at the core of everything we do, and expressed through our value proposition to be a reliable partner committed to reliable investing.

We are looking for candidates who share these principles, believe in a solutions oriented approach toward investing, and thrive in a collaborative work environment where we work collectively to bring out the best in each other.

Job responsibilities

  • Research investment strategies, including alternative risk premia, factor investing and cross asset derivative solutions

  • Develop models for multi asset portfolio construction and optimization

  • Analyze and improve performance of existing investment portfolios

  • Author and prepare presentations, research reports and white papers to explain concepts

  • Interact with clients and prospects on custom portfolio design projects

  • Stay abreast of latest developments in portfolio construction, quantitative analytics, behavioral investing

  • Develop methods for data visualization and explore machine learning techniques in portfolio construction

  • Work closely with multiple groups quantitative research, trading, asset allocation, manager selection, etc.


  • 5-10 years' experience in quantitative investing or similar field

  • Self-driven, with a passion for applied research and searching for excellence

  • Strong programming experience (R/Python and VBA preferred), well versed with data science and statistics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts to various audiences/levels of sophistication

  • Intellectually curious, with a desire to learn and apply multi-disciplinary concepts

  • Prior experience with derivatives / multi-asset strategies is preferred

Critical Skills

At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.

  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.

  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.

  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.

  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.

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