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Neuberger Berman Quantitative Investment Analyst - Toronto in Toronto, Canada

SUMMARY:

The Quantitative Investment Analyst will join the Breton Hill portfolio management team in Toronto and work alongside a high performing group of research & development professionals. The team manages quantitative investment strategies with equities, options, and futures, for institutions as well as taxable investors. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing software tools to design, implement and monitor quantitative investment strategies. This is a role on the investment team, and would involve close interaction with the senior portfolio managers, as well colleagues in other functional areas including technology, database management, trade support and/or operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop software tools for the investment team to design, implement and monitor quantitative investment strategies.

  • Work directly with Portfolio Managers to help develop, test and implement investment strategies.

  • Performance tuning and optimization of software and algorithms.

  • Enhance quality assurance processes for the team’s code base.

  • Provide analytical and portfolio management support for these and other portfolios.

  • Help maintain data architecture.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A quantitative undergraduate degree (e.g. Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Physical Sciences). An advanced STEM degree in one of these fields would be an asset.

  • Coding proficiency, including familiarity with object-oriented programming, and evidence of clean, well-documented coding is required. Experience with MATLAB and Python are a plus.

  • Approximately 2 - 4 years’ working experience. Experience in financial markets is an asset, but not required.

  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Detail oriented, flexible and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work independently and lead projects as well as within a team-oriented environment.

  • Professional conduct, consistently guided by integrity, partnership and high performance.

  • Canadian work authorization is required.

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Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 23 countries worldwide, the firm manages $437 billion in client assets (as of September 30, 2021) across a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally.

Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm has built a diverse team—including 600-plus investment professionals and more than 2,400 employees in total—united in their commitment to delivering client outcomes and investment excellence. It is our people who define our culture and have enabled us to be recognized by Pensions & Investments as the first or second "Best Place to Work in Money Management” for last five consecutive years (firms with 1,000+ employees).

EQUITY, INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

Neuberger Berman strongly embraces the principles of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (“EID”) — they are deeply engrained in our culture and are a fundamental part of our long-term business strategy. We firmly believe in fostering an environment, in which all of our people are respected and have an equitable opportunity to flourish and be their best selves. We believe having a diversity of perspectives strengthens our ability to deliver attractive outcomes for our clients and makes us a better organization.

  • Empowering is about our people having a voice and the ability and autonomy to contribute materially to the firm. As an employee-owned firm, we lean heavily on employee feedback and guidance, including through a series of surveys (e.g., our anonymous employee engagement survey and topic specific pulse surveys). We also provide many opportunities to contribute outside of the day-to-day, including through cross functional committees and firm-wide projects.

  • Developing is about our people having the resources, tools, and experiences to grow professionally and personally. As part of this, our colleagues and managers can leverage a broad array of offerings on our HCM Learning platform as part of a personalized career path plan that focuses intently on individual circumstances and objectives.

  • Supporting is about our people having the opportunity to be themselves, connect within NB and live a balanced life. Our Employee Resource Groups help to drive a greater sense of fellowship and build stronger connections across our firm. Through NB Wellness, NB Impacts (philanthropy) and Employee Investment Solutions (financial wellness), we take a holistic approach to ensure our colleagues have the resources they need to realize their personal goals.

Our people and our culture are our greatest assets. We remain deeply committed to our EID values and to ensuring Neuberger Berman remains a best-in-class place to work.

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