Jacobs Levy Equity Management is widely recognized as a leading provider of quantitative equity strategies for institutional clients. Our prestigious global roster of clients includes corporate pension plans, public retirement systems, and endowments/foundations, including many of Pensions & Investments’ “Top 200 Pension Funds/Sponsors.”

The Jacobs Levy culture emanates from the founders’ entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative relationship, and dedication to research. Ours is an innovative, team-oriented organization that welcomes intellectual curiosity, outside-the-box thinking, and practical problem solving.

Numerous social events throughout the year foster a collegial environment and provide opportunities for staff to interact and build bonds. These include pizza lunches, a holiday party, theater performances, an annual open house, and summer family outings such as a cruise on the Hudson and visits to the Liberty Science Center and the New York Botanical Gardens.

Our corporate campus in Florham Park, New Jersey offers a number of services and conveniences, including a fitness center, walking trails, cafeteria and coffee bar, happy hours, and organized intramural sporting events.

Jacobs Levy seeks innovative professionals who want to grow and learn while helping to drive the success of the firm. We are looking for talented individuals 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. 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 Data Engineer This position is part of our Data Technology team and will help implement, enhance, and manage our quantitative models. Primary responsibilities include researching, designing, coding, testing, and deploying projects while working in a fast-paced environment and improving proprietary data repository and financial data platforms.  The Quantitative Data Engineer will work closely with quantitative research and portfolio management professionals to implement new ideas.  The successful candidate must possess strong knowledge of financial equity data (e.g., Compustat, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters), have solid coding skills (in SQL, Python, and C++) and experience working with large datasets. MS/PhD degree in computer science or related field required.
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.
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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