Legg Mason

  • Junior Quant Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req. #
    2019-3146
    Division
    Royce Funds
    Position Type
    Regular
  • Position Overview

    Royce & Associates (Royce), established in 1972, is dedicated to managing portfolios of small- and micro-cap US companies. A Legg Mason, Inc. subsidiary since 2001, Royce strives to build small-cap value portfolios that provide solid absolute performance with a focus on reducing volatility.  Based in New York and with nearly four decades of small-cap investment experience, the firm uses a disciplined value approach to portfolio management.

     

    As a Junior Quant Analyst, you will be a part of the Quantitative Equity Research team. The group develops and maintains quant focused products, as well as supports the firm's portfolio managers, fundamental research analysts and client teams. This role offers a unique opportunity to work on a team that is at the forefront of new initiatives at the firm.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Designing and building tools to enhance the research and production process
    • Performing ad hoc quant research alongside senior research analysts
    • Building and maintaining the infrastructure of back-testing and evaluation of stock selection models

     

    QUALIFICATIONS SOUGHT:

     

    • Experience with Python or similar scripting programming language 
    • SQL Database
    • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field
    • Familiar with Factset and Bloomberg and financial statement analysis

     

     

     

     

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