Janus Henderson Investors Quantitative Strategies Analyst in Denver, Colorado
Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.
We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.
We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.
Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.
Overview of the Role
Quantitative Strategies Analysts works in partnership with other members of the Diversified Alternatives Strategies team to develop and test systematic quant trading strategies, primarily focused on Alternative Risk Premia. The role encourages creative use of data and new technologies as tools for market research and trading strategy development. The position lends itself to collaboratively developing best practices across the Investments organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop core algorithms and models for Alternative Risk Premia strategies leading directly to trading decisions
Work closely with the team to interpret results and develop next generation models and analytics
Provide high level technical and investment analytics support to the investment team
Evaluate and work with new data sources and analytics packages in developing alternative risk premia strategies
Develop and improve upon mathematical models and translate into code
Conduct quantitative portfolio construction analysis
Manage internal investment risk analytics and maintain accuracy and quality of the underlying data.
Develop “dashboard” for reporting risk data
Assumes additional duties as assigned.
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or other related quantitative discipline preferred
3 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry preferred
Advanced knowledge of statistical theory and a strong understanding of financial instruments and markets
Thorough understanding of multi-asset class performance and risk, which includes knowledge of analytic calculations around derivatives instruments at the security and portfolio level
Experience with BarraOne preferred
Demonstrated ability to complete high level investment related research
Prior experience in a quantitative role or experience in applying advanced quantitative techniques in solving highly complexed data intensive problems
Strong mathematical and statistical modeling skills
Proficiency in coding, with experience using statistical packages (C# is required for our platform)
Prior experience with securities and derivative instruments
Ability to communicate complex financial topics with the ability to successfully articulate quantitative concepts to broad audiences unfamiliar with those topics
Ability to work independently, think out-of-the-box, and provide analysis and recommendations with credibility and confidence
Strong verbal and communication skills
Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:
Annual Performance Appraisal.
Completion of all assigned Compliance training.Working Environment/Physical Activities
Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours.
Typical office environment with telephone, desktop computer, copier.
Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).
All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.