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Quantitative Analysts work with different teams to develop the best strategies for trading stock. Skills included on sample resumes for Quantitative Analysts include building growth prediction models for monthly GDP and GDP leading index with public data, and explaining quantitative results to the sales team in order to help them better explain services and data products to clients. The application process for a Quantitative Analyst opening can be highly competitive, to the point where only candidates who list a Ph.D in the areas of math, statistics, engineering, or a related field on their resumes will be considered.

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Quantitative Analyst

Quantitative Analyst and Software Development Lead for $40B global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Serve as interface between trading group and IT.

  • Worked with internal clients to determine product requirements and managed development projects.
  • Trained staff in application support and development, leading transition of support from quant group to IT.
  • Turned significant losses into marked increases in profitability by developing real-time high-frequency
  • Improved accuracy of pricing structures enabling more profitable trading by developing BGM pricing
  • Increased client retention rates and data quality by designing fixed-income analysis and reporting.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MS
Mathematics
2

Manager of Operations/senior Quantitative Analyst

Managed team of quantitative analysts, sales people, and database programmers in both daily assignments and long-term overall strategy, with a singular focus on delivering a
product that met and exceeded the varied objectives of each individual client.

  • Routinely met with CFOs, PMs and head traders to present analytical material and deliver actionable insights.
  • Ran client service relationships for 30% of team's revenue base, while managing projects and overall client experience across entire revenue base.
  • Drove sales process for 20% of new prospects, and managed client on-boarding process for all new sales.
  • Redesigned both human and software-based processes to adapt to the ever-changing
  • Designed new Web-based GUI, as well as beta tested intermittent software releases.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
3

Senior Quantitative Analyst

Implemented, automated, and maintained econometrics model and data management using Stata, Access, Excel and SQL Server.

  • Led testing, design, and implementation of quarterly retail subclass forecasting model. Tested and validated model in Stata, automated
  • Designed and created retail clustering visualization web tool linked to SQL Server utilizing Google maps API, jqplot, cluster analysis in R.
  • Innovated numerous VBA macros and tools to facilitate data analysis and report building for a team of 30 market analysts.
  • Served as primary liaison between analytics team and IT team for data migration and linking from individual Access databases to SQL
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Computer Science
4

Quantitative Analyst

Conducted quantitative financial analysis and fund level valuation modeling for industry leading real
estate investment firm.

  • Completed market and neighborhood studies for the acquisitions department.
  • Developed comprehensive investment memos configuring investment explanations and deal returns while organizing and reviewing hundreds of tax returns during the extremely time sensitive period of reporting.
  • Managed the capital call request process for multi-investor funds by directly communicating with various investment banks.
  • Helped asset management and fund management in the design theory and database structure for the improvement of the overall database in order to improve the efficiency and quality of information.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Double
Finance And Economics Club
5

Quantitative Analyst

Conducted statistical analysis on crowd-funded companies and explored various financial models for best suitability

  • Identified meaningful relationships between companies' bankruptcy rates and factors such as revenue growth rate, profitability
  • Successfully built preliminary bankruptcy models to assess the expected return and risks for crowd-funding insurance products
  • Contributed in compiling a database with more than 100 global equity crowd-funding platforms and 800 companies
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Commerce
MS
Finance
6

Sr. Quantitative Analyst

Led fuel conservation project to monitor and report Auxiliary Power Units usage and saved the company over $1.6M a year

  • Conducted quantitative and statistics analysis to track and monitor operations performance, improved flight reliability
  • Developed goals application in Excel VBA to set up goals, do what-if scenario analysis and track performance
  • Automated process to prepare Quality Review deck of over 100 pages for weekly senior management meeting
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Information Systems & Decision Science
MS
Industrial Engineering
7

Quantitative Analyst/ Software Programmer

Planned, implemented, and maintained the front and back end components of a web application (using MySQL, Python, HTML, JavaScript, and JQuery) that supported statistical analysis of financial securities, allowed the user to filter over thousands of financial instruments, and perform regression and volatility analysis

  • Created, programmed, and implemented procedures for processing and categorizing large data sets to extract meaningful statistical models of equity returns using hundreds of economic and market factors
  • Authored the white paper "Disentangling the Value Added by a Fund-of-Funds: Manager Selection and Strategic Allocation"
  • Responsible for the development of a tool to facilitate equity investment decisions. This tool involved automated retrieval and manual import of equity data from various sources into a database for correlation analysis, modeling, and multi-factor analysis
  • Contributed Python code to Signet's proprietary asset, risk, and client management software
  • Created a client website for Signet Wealth Management affiliate
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Economics
BS
Mathematics
MS
Applied Statistics
8

Vice-president Quantitative Analyst/credit Cards

Designed and developed proprietary trade models that leveraged the high correlation among credit card spend patterns and specific government macroeconomic releases.

  • Built complex statistical models in SAS that generated buy/sell signals of the 10-Year bond using forecasted credit card transactional data.
  • Identified optimal trade opportunities and financial instruments that incorporated the buy/sell signals from comparisons between internal and consensus retail sales or non-farm payroll estimates.
  • Used different software to organize and model multi-terabyte sized credit card databases.
  • Provided strategic direction to a small team of PhD statisticians and programmers.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Political Science
MA
Econometrics, Public Sector Finance
MBA
Financial Institutions And Markets
9

Quantitative Analyst/ Junior Portfolio Manager

Managed over $150mln in quantitative equity stat arb strategies

  • Developed dynamic hybrid macro/quant models
  • Assisted in managing a half a billion quantitative market neutral equity portfolio
  • Conducted quantitative research on technical and fundamental modeling factors
  • Performed timing and execution optimization of various strategies
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Commerce
10

Quantitative Analyst

Performed complex analysis and reporting for a firm that served school districts and municipalities that were seeking bond initiatives while managing a team of four experienced professionals. Reviewed and analyzed financial statements for accuracy. Built multiple scenarios for each client, and led presentations to recommend products. Directed clients in developing annual budgets and forecasts. Determined how to structure future debt with current liabilities. Managed risk by timing market entry and identify underwriters who offer appropriate products. Researched prospective clients and accounts.

  • Achieved 15%-20% savings for clients by structuring deals that lowered interest rates. Closed over $250 million in annual bond financing.
  • Enhanced skills in Excel by using vlookup and pivot tables for analysis and modeling.
  • Held Series 7, 6, 63. Current on all licenses.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science

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