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Quantitative Research Analyst

Company name
New York Life Insurance Company

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Accounting, Finance, Insurance

Posted on
Sep 18,2019

Valid Through
Jan 01,2020

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New York Life Investments (NYLIM), an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, is a top 25 global asset management firm. With more than $500 billion in assets under management, NYLIM is a premier investment management firm serving a variety of client segments including retail, institutional, insurance and defined contribution and benefit on a global basis. New York Life Investments offers a diverse set of investment capabilities ranging from traditional equity and fixed income to alternative investment strategies and multi-asset solutions. Renowned for its premier investment acumen and client focus, NYLIM's vision is to be one of the most trusted providers of investment management expertise and long-term financial security.


IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments Company, is a trusted provider of innovative financial solutions. IndexIQ ETFs are built and delivered in a way that provides exposures that investors can rely on. A subsidiary of one of the oldest and largest insurance companies in the world, we have a solid foundation and the resources to continue our culture of innovation. IndexIQ has established a long track record of demonstrating the value of innovation. From offering the first liquid alternative ETF, to leveraging our multi-boutique platform, each ETF is thoughtfully constructed. Our specialized investment solutions help our clients meet the increasingly complex challenges they face in their portfolios today. With coverage across all broad asset classes, IndexIQ offers smart solutions for building better portfolios within:


*Fixed Income: Core, municipal, investment grade, high yield *Equities: Domestic large and small cap, global/international *Alternatives: Hedge fund replication  *Specialty: Merger arbitrage, commodity, real estate

Position Overview

The Quantitative Research Analyst will report to the Director of Research and support IndexIQ team’s efforts in developing quantitative, rules-based investment strategies for new ETF products, vet 3rd party quantitative investment strategies and produce high quality research content supporting marketing and distribution.



*Design and back test quantitative investment strategies and conduct detailed performance analysis to evaluate strategy performance. *Stay tuned with latest academic research in quant finance field in search for investment ideas. *Develop and maintain the existing code library and database to support the investment research process. *Evaluate 3rd party quantitative strategies for potential adoption *Collaborate with the index management team to conduct ongoing research and analysis supporting existing products


*Graduate degree in a quantitative field with solid training in statistics and optimization *3+ years of experience working in quantitative finance or related projects *Good programming skills, Matlab preferred *Proficient in excel and VBA *Solid knowledge in SQL database, experience with Factset and Bloomberg is a plus *Working knowledge in financial products: equity, fixed income, options and futures. *Knowledge in risk premia products is a plus *Strong communications and time management skills



Please note: This role requires FINRA licensed and/or FINRA Associated Person pre-hire fingerprinting.




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