Quantitative Researcher (Man Investments USA Holdings Inc.-Boston, MA)

Man Group PLC Boston , MA 02101

Posted 4 months ago

About Man Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $112.3bn* of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions.

Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

These engines house numerous investment teams, working collaboratively within the framework of Man Group, with a high degree of investment autonomy. Each team benefits from the strength and resources of the firm's single operating platform, enabling their primary focus to be seeking to generate alpha for clients.

The teams invest across a diverse range of strategies and asset classes with highly specialised approaches, with long only and alternative strategies run on a discretionary and quantitative basis in single and multi-manager formats. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and we engage in close dialogue with our investors as strategic partners, to understand their particular needs and constraints. Man Group's investment teams are empowered and supported by our institutional infrastructure and technology, which aims to facilitate the efficient exposure to markets and effective collaboration across the organisation.

Through the Man Charitable Trust, Man Group is committed to promoting literacy and numeracy on a global scale, and to supporting charitable causes more broadly.

Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.LN and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Further information can be found at www.man.com

For more information about Man Group's commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit www.man.com/diversity

  • As at 31 March 2019. All investment management and advisory services are offered through the investment "engines" of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets (GPM).

About Man Numeric

Man Numeric employs systematic security-selection processes that are underpinned by a bottom-up, fundamental approach, offering both long only and alternative strategies. The team's highly experienced professionals operate collaboratively, distilling their analytical and investment expertise into systematic processes which are applied across regions, styles, and capitalizations.

Man Numeric has a strong history in public equities, focusing on bottom-up stock selection processes based on fundamental, causal market relationships and reinforced by continuous research. Its approach seeks to capitalize on temporary market inefficiencies, with models that look to identify mispricing opportunities.

Furthermore, the engine seeks to innovate continually and research new areas and opportunities. Man Numeric has significant capabilities in systematic responsible investing, with around half of its assets managed employing some form of sustainability screen.

Founded in 1989 and becoming part of Man Group in 2014, Man Numeric's funds under management were $34.8bn at 31 March 2019. Further information can be found at www.man.com/numeric.

Purpose of Role

Develop and improve quantitative investment strategies in financial markets within the Strategic Alpha Research team (SAR). Support all strategies from alpha generation through to trade execution and implementation and work closely with other team members to create new and support existing strategies by identifying new investment ideas or innovative data sources; gathering and refining complex data for modeling; coding and performing statistical analysis to build and refine models; and interpreting, presenting, and implementing the results. Will also conduct research on various implementation aspects of investment strategies such as trading cost models, risk models, optimization, and portfolio construction.

Qualifications

  • PHD degree in quantitative field.

  • Must have a strong record of original research and demonstrated problem solving ability.

  • Working towards CFA program demonstrated by at least passing CFA level 1 exam.

  • Must have quantitative skills from formal training in econometrics or statistics, and extensive experience in utilizing those skills in empirical research.

  • Strong programming skills analyzing large and complex data with statistical tools (e.g. Python, R, SAS) and the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly.

Diversity, Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man Group

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values.

We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and program that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. https://www.man.com/diversity. Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter.

Man Group also supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering program.

Man Principles

Performance

First, foremost and always, we focus on achieving superior risk-adjusted performance.

Clients

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do.

Excellence

Good is not enough, we strive to be excellent in all we do.

Responsibility

We expect our people to do the right thing and conduct our business with the highest standards of integrity.

Differentiation

We seek to be differentiated and original in our thinking.

Meritocracy

We succeed through talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork.

PERFORMANCE | CLIENTS | EXCELLENCE | RESPONSIBILITY | DIFFERENTIATION | MERITOCRACY



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Quantitative Researcher (Man Investments USA Holdings Inc.-Boston, MA)

Man Group PLC