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Quantitative Research Analyst

Sep 10, 2021

Redwood is seeking a Quantitative Research Analyst to join the investment research team. Redwood Investment Management is a quantitative research focused investment firm managing just over $2 billion. Redwood is the advisor to the Redwood Mutual Funds, and LeaderShares® ETFs. Redwood is a pioneer of the RiskFirst® philosophy and process to drive better outcomes for financial advisors and their clients. Our offices are in Scottsdale, AZ. & Los Angeles, CA. This role is in our Scottsdale, AZ office.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Supporting Redwood’s portfolio managers and investment team
  • Conduct research & statistical analyses on securities and portfolios
  • Work and manage large data set, including unconventional data sources
  • Help create statistical models for market application
  • Conceptualize, develop, and improve mathematical models, translating algorithms into code
  • Back test for implementing trading models in a real-time environment

 

Job Requirements

  • Advanced training and understanding in mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, or another quantitative field
  • Strong proficiency in probability & statistics –
  • Experience in working with large research data environment
  • Ability to program/script in either Python, Java/C, analytical packages (R, Matlab)
  • Ability to communicate advanced concepts in a concise and logical way
  • Proficiency in creating and using algorithms to meticulously investigate and work through large data or error-checking problems
  • Bloomberg Market Concept Certification desirable

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