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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC

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Quantitative Strategy
Systematic Equity Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459511
Date Posted: 11/28/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Systematic Equity Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Finance, Economics, Systematic, Systematic Researcher, Equity
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Systematic Equity investment is a fast growing business at BlueMountain.


- Conduct empirical research to identify signals predicting equity returns globally
- Identify and on-board new data sources, conduct exploratory data analysis and come up with innovative investment ideas
- Closely follow finance literature and new development in empirical research methodology
- Get involved in daily portfolio management process, including model generation, optimization and trading
- Research methods to further optimize portfolio construction
- Present research in front of investment committee & clients


- PhD in Finance or Economics with quantitative focus, or related fields
- Demonstrated record of original empirical research with large datasets and solid knowledge of asset pricing literature
- Independent thinker with good economic intuition, can formulate and conduct empirical studies independently
- Familiarity with standard fundamental and market data such as Compustat, CRSP, I/B/E/S
- Strong quantitative skills and econometric knowledge, knowledge of NLP and machine learning a plus
- Sufficient programming skills & ability to handle large datasets, experience with Python a plus
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Hard-working with strong attention to detail
- Ability to successfully work autonomously as well as in a collaborative team environment

Application Requirements:
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2018
Application Instructions:
We will be conducting interviews at the ASSA Conference at the Philadelphia Marriott Hotel - Downtown from January 5 -7, 2018. We will reach out to selected candidates directly to coordinate interview time slots. If you would like to be considered for an interview at the ASSA Conference, please apply by December 27, 2017.

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