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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.

Quantitative Software Engineer
This position will play a key role in contributing to the quantitative investment processes. Engineers are responsible for the design, implementation, optimization, and testing of our proprietary quantitative investment systems. As part of a team, primary responsibilities include implementing and enhancing quantitative models, architecting and managing global data repository, creating high performance simulation and optimization engines, developing and managing investment workflow management systems, and building and extending analytics and reporting platforms. The successful candidate must possess strong coding (in Python and C++) and analytical skills. MS/PhD degree in computer science or related field required.

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.

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.

Project Specialist
This position will manage a variety of projects in our Executive Office, working collaboratively with the other members of the Executive Office team. We are seeking an energetic, dynamic individual who is accustomed to working in a corporate setting at the highest level. Primary responsibilities include interacting and collaborating regularly with the Principals and senior managers to coordinate deliverables from various departments, providing project management and oversight for various initiatives, and working as a team player. The successful candidate will have experience managing projects, strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple assignments and deadlines, and be proficient in MS Office Suite. This position requires a bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience in a fast-paced corporate office environment.

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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