Project Manager

Old Greenwich, United States

WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a broad range of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality predictive signals (alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ financial strategies focused on market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of alphas and financial strategies – the foundation of a balanced, global investment platform.

WorldQuant is built on a culture that pairs academic sensibility with accountability for results. Employees are encouraged to think openly about problems, balancing intellectualism and practicality. Excellent ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess an attitude of continuous improvement.

Our goal is to hire the best and the brightest. We value intellectual horsepower first and foremost, and people who demonstrate an outstanding talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us build it.

The Role: WorldQuant is seeking an exceptional individual to join our CIO Management Team as a Project Manager. A successful candidate must possess a strong interest in learning about finance and global markets. Candidates will have a research mindset; be a self-starter, a creative and persevering deep thinker who is motivated by unsolved challenges. Basic experience with Python and Jupyter notebooks is beneficial.

  • Support of Deputy CIO and CIO Management efforts
  • Aligning or realigning deliverables with program outcomes
  • Cross-project resource management
  • Identifying and addressing problems and risks
  • Stakeholder communications, negotiations, and problem-solving
  • Refinement of marketing materials and our content generation process

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an analytical field (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Engineering)
  • 2+ years of experience in project management or managerial position
  • Proven experience in financial markets or investment management industry
  • Strong evidence of being a self-starter and problem solver
  • Interest in the Finance/Tech industry
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and judgement with strong attention to detail
  • Mature and thoughtful, with the ability to operate in a collaborative, team-oriented culture
  • Basic experience with Python and Jupyter notebooks

Our Benefits:

  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents, flexible spending account, 401k, full paid parental leave, generous PTO with unlimited sick days
  • Perks: Employee discounts for gym memberships, wellness activities etc., healthy snacks, casual dress code
  • Training: learning and development courses, speakers, team-building off-site
  • Employee resource groups

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