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Career Opportunities

Jacobs Levy Equity Management is widely recognized as a leading provider of quantitative equity strategies for institutional clients. The firm manages U.S. equity portfolios for a prestigious global roster of corporate pension plans, public retirement systems, and endowments/foundations, including many of Pensions & Investments’ “Top 200 Pension Funds/Sponsors.” Jacobs Levy is located in a corporate campus setting in Florham Park, New Jersey. We are seeking to fill the following positions:

Senior Quantitative Equity Researcher
This position requires a PhD in econometrics, finance, or related quantitative discipline, and entails empirical research into U.S. and global equity market inefficiencies. Must be familiar with fundamental, expectational and market data, have solid knowledge of asset pricing literature, and strong programming skills in statistical languages such as Matlab and R. Responsibilities include conducting exploratory data analysis, testing various statistical approaches, developing and enhancing models, and reviewing financial literature. Ideal candidate would be self-motivated with minimum 3 years of empirical equity research experience.

SQL Server DBA/Developer
This position requires experience working as a DBA and as a Database Application Developer, with experience working on Microsoft SQL Server. Responsibilities include administering, maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of internal databases. The successful candidate will possess strong technical and communication skills. Some experience working with investment systems, company fundamental and market data required. M.S. degree/candidate in computer science preferred and minimum 5 years of experience.

Portfolio Engineer/Data Analyst
This position will be responsible for implementing investment policies across a variety of strategies and client portfolios, analyzing financial data inputs to our security selection models, analyzing investment decisions and processes under the supervision of portfolio managers, and processing data and database management to support investment research and portfolio management. The successful candidate should be familiar with portfolio theory, risk management and optimization, and have strong analytic, quantitative, and database skills. Excellent communication, organization and computer skills are essential. This position requires a Master’s degree in Finance, Financial Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline. CFA charter holder and experience in electronic trading is a plus.

Client Service Associate
This position will be responsible for client, consultant, and prospect reports, preparing questionnaires and RFPs, updating consultant databases, and assisting in preparing for client, consultant, and prospect meetings. The successful candidate should be comfortable compiling data, have exceptional attention to detail, and be a good communicator. This position requires a bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience in a fast-paced corporate office environment, preferably in the finance industry.

For immediate and confidential consideration, please email your resume to careers@jlem.com. Please indicate the position for which you are applying.

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