Your role UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc. seeks Directors, Senior Quantitative & Data Science Research Team Leads in New York, NY to apply quantitative and data science methods to develop and improve methods for trade idea generation, alpha signal generation, portfolio and risk management. Utilize behavioral finance and data science to improve investment processes and signals including those of fundamental-driven portfolio managers. Contribute to portfolio and risk management across a variety of investment strategies. Manage and lead a team of junior quants/data scientists. Contribute to building and maintaining research databases and infrastructure. Assist with business and product development efforts. Qualified Applicants apply through SH-ProfRecruitingAM@ubs.com. Please reference NN05182017EW. NO CALLS PLEASE. EOE/M/F/D/V
Your team You will work with the UBS O'Connor team, located in New York, New York.
Your experience and skills Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Finance, Financial Engineering or related field and seven (7) years of experience analyzing fundamental investment signals. Two (2) years of experience must include investing in equities, credit, macro strategies on the buy-side; utilizing quantitative and data science methods, including portfolio optimization, machine learning, and deep learning; monitoring macro-economic trends to assess impact on portfolio and risk management; utilizing Barra factor risk models to perform portfolio and risk management; applying behavioral finance theories to investment management; programming in Python, R, SQL, and Hadoop; utilizing data science libraries including scikit-learn, H2O, TensorFlow, PyMC3, and PySpark; and participating in team leadership, product development and fund marketing. *LI-N
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