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Quantitative Research Analyst



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, Invesco is dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, we provide a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world.

If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, come explore your potential at Invesco. Make a difference every day!

Job Description

Invesco is seeking a talented Quantitative Analyst with strong development skills to support its Custom Equity team. You will collaborate directly with researchers and portfolio managers to provide critical insights to the development and implementation of our investment strategies. You will enhance and operate a proprietary portfolio analytics software platform that services highly customized taxable accounts. You will be responsible for maintaining the system as well as analyzing data to deliver investment insights to clients and internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Owning codebase for a proprietary tax-aware analytics platform, including enhancements and automation.
  • Building performance and risk monitoring tools for use by researchers, portfolio managers, and client portfolio managers.
  • Analyzing data to measure quality of investment solutions and identifying opportunities for improvement in research and portfolio construction.
  • Preparing and reviewing monthly performance reporting for internal and external consumption.
  • Producing ad-hoc and bespoke analyses to meet client or researcher needs.

Work Experience / Knowledge:

  • 0-5 years of experience as a developer, analyst, or researcher working in portfolio risk and portfolio analytics.
  • Excellent coding skills with extensive hands-on experience in Python. Experience working in cloud-based environments (AWS).
  • Experience with Snowflake or similar SQL-based relational databases.
  • An understanding of quantitative equity investments, ideally with experience in tax-managed strategies.
  • Very strong analytical and mathematical skills, including optimization techniques.
  • Excellent working knowledge of econometrics and statistics including time-series analysis.
  • Experience with risk models, factor attribution, and performance decomposition.
  • Proven track record of independently planning, coordinating, and executing development projects.

Skills Required:

  • Passion for quantitative investment management.
  • Results oriented, with strong emphasis on high-quality execution.
  • Demonstrated ownership of quantitative research projects and initiative in developing quantitative techniques.
  • Strong demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and determined individual able to work collaboratively across groups while staying focused on execution.
  • Team player who reliably and responsibly fulfills their area of responsibility.
  • Ability to work effectively in-office or in hybrid settings.

Formal Education:

  • Degree in quantitative or technical field, with demonstrated academic excellence.

The salary range for this position in New York City is $125,000 - $150,000 / year. The total compensation offered for this position includes salary and incentive pay and will vary based on skills, experience and location.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Worker Type


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Workplace Model

At Invesco, our workplace model supports our culture and meets the needs of our clients while providing flexibility our employees value. As a full-time employee, compliance with the workplace policy means working with your direct manager to create a schedule where you will work in your designated office at least three days a week, with two days working outside an Invesco office.

What’s in it for you?

Our people are at the very core of our success. Invesco employees get more out of life through our comprehensive compensation and benefit offerings including:

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Hybrid work schedule

  • 401(K) matching of 100% up to the first 6% with a discretionary supplemental contribution

  • Health & wellbeing benefits

  • Parental Leave benefits

  • Employee stock purchase plan

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.