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Quant Researcher

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Company :
American International Group

Location :
New York City, New York

Expiry Date :
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Get to know the business AIG Investments is one of the key drivers of revenue and profitability for AIG. We manage over $335 billion in assets on behalf of AIG, its affiliates, and third-party clients across multiple asset classes. Our investment platform spans public and private credit, real estate debt and equity, and public and private equity. The team is comprised of portfolio managers, traders, research analysts, product owners, loan originators and underwriters, and other investment professionals endeavoring to provide strong returns on our clients invested capital. At AIG Investments, we are thought leaders in the global asset management industry, with expertise and capital spanning the globe. AIG Investments is looking to fill a role in its Public Equity Strategies Group, reporting to the Head of Quant Equity Research. About the role What you need to know: The Public Equity Strategies Group oversees a portfolio of external hedge funds and develops proprietary absolute return strategies. In addition, the group is developing capabilities for quantitative, factor-based evaluation of external managers and optimal capital allocation across external hedge funds, internal strategies, and long-only equities strategies. The Quant Researcher is a key member of the investment teams. Responsibilities include: – Develop and continuously improve equity trading strategies – Back test and implement trading models and signals in a live trading environment – Use unique data sources to drive innovation – Conduct statistical analysis to research and refine trading signals The Quant Researcher will work closely with the Public Equities groups quant group and the deep resources of AIGs Investment Division (IT, the Science team, etc.) in the course of day to day work. Over the horizon of 3 years, the Public Equity Strategies Group is expected to create a highly diversified, high performance portfolio with capacity in the billions of USDs. The Quant Researcher will be a strong contributor to the achievement of that goal. What we are looking for Ideal candidates will have 3+ years quant research experience. They will also demonstrate achievements in creative problem solving and solid programming skills. Candidate selection will place emphasis on data related programming and practical experience with data management, along with the willingness to collaborate with other groups in AIG in technology and quantitative analysis fields. Specific skills and experience sought include: – Advanced training in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, or another highly quantitative field – Strong knowledge of probability and statistics (e.g. machine learning, time-series analysis, pattern recognition, NLP) – Background working in a data driven research environment – Experience with analytical packages (e.g. Matlab, Python, R) – Independent research experience – Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives. To learn more please visit: Functional Area:IN – Investment Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel Relocation Provided: No AIG ASSET MANAGEMENT US LLC