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JPMorgan Chase Investment Risk and Portfolio Construction: Hedge Fund Solutions in New York, New York

Key investment risk representative for JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management, which manages $15Bn in multi-manager hedge fund & private credit portfolios, with offices in New York, London, Geneva and Singapore.

The Role

We are seeking an analyst/associate to strengthen our investment risk and quantitative analysis team. The analyst will work closely with senior members of the team to engineer new and scalable quantitative methods to analyze the risk profile and investment performance of hedge fund strategies. While the candidates' focus within our group will partly be a function of the candidates' key strengths and background, the emphasis will be on developing risk analytics and tools used to manage portfolios. The role offers the opportunity to innovate and problem solve while combining investment acumen with a creative and technical skillset. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to both design and implement solutions. The role will straddle the line between engineering technology solutions and investment analysis with limitations only a function of the candidates' ability. In addition, the candidate is expected to contribute to a wide variety of projects aimed at ensuring our investment and risk management practices, knowledge, and systems remain cutting edge.

Potential candidates should possess a combination of the following:

  • One to three years of experience in the financial industry (investment management, fintech, hedge fund allocator, market/data analytics, multi-strategy hedge fund) with superior analytical skills and experience processing large sets of information and data.

  • Excel skills are a must, Python & Tableau experience is highly preferred. Database knowledge (SQL) is a plus.

  • A degree in Computational Finance, Financial Engineering or Quantitative Risk

  • A basic understanding of financial markets - derivatives experience a plus

  • A strong command of statistical concepts and applied experience is necessary, but not sufficient for success

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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