About AQR Capital Management
AQR is a global investment firm built at the intersection of financial theory and practical application. We strive to deliver concrete, long-term results by looking past market noise to identify and isolate the factors that matter most, and by developing ideas that stand up to rigorous testing. By putting theory into practice, we have become a leader in alternative strategies and an innovator in traditional portfolio management since 1998.
AQR takes a systematic, research-driven approach, applying quantitative tools to process fundamental information and manage risk. Our clients include institutional investors, such as pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, as well as financial advisors.
About the Team
The Global Stock Selection (GSS) Research Engineering (RE) group enables and supports Global Stock Selection Research at AQR. GSS RE maintains a sophisticated infrastructure and tooling environment in support of the business, as well as a complex production process including orchestrating numerous workflows with large amounts of data. GSS RE is responsible for signal generation and model construction as well as many other aspects of portfolio construction that go into the running of our strategies. Research Engineers work closely with researchers to create new systematic investment strategies and refine existing ones, applying technology expertise along with a practical understanding of markets to implement research ideas and develop systems that further enable the business.
Our team is looking for an exceptionally talented individual to join the GSS Research Engineering team as a Business Analyst with strong quantitative/engineering background. Research Engineering offers the opportunities to be involved with all aspects of research and development for our global portfolios, as well as collaboration with various parts of the firm. The candidate will work closely with the engineers and researchers to help coordinate, communicate, drive projects, and detail out / spec work. In addition, enabling the engineers with additional domain context and experience, identifying work items and further streamlining and systematizing routine changes will also be a focus of this role. The individual will become intimately familiar with the research process and the investment philosophy which drives AQR. If you are in or are looking for a quant analyst or a front office quant role, you'd likely be a good fit. The candidate is also expected to gain detailed understanding of the GSS Research workflow and its interactions with other parts of the firm. Areas of responsibility will fall into three broad categories:
What You'll Bring
Who You Are
AQR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/VET/DISABILITY