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Quantitative Product Manager

Seeking Alpha

Seeking Alpha

Product
United States
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Quantitative Product Manager

  • Product
  • US
  • Senior
  • Full-time

Description

Why we’re a great company to work for

Seeking Alpha is the leading online destination for engaged investors. We have an awesome product. Our crowdsourced research and cutting-edge investing tools are helping nearly 300,000 paying subscribers exceed their financial goals.

We care about work-life balance: We work primarily from home, provide lots of perks, and insist that you enjoy them.

We invest in people. We consider each employee a long-term investment, and we see value in continuously nurturing and training our teammates.

About The Role

We are seeking a Quantitative Product Manager with expertise in retrieving and analyzing data from relational databases and generating technical specifications for developers. The ideal candidate will prioritize bug reports and feature requests, work closely with Quantitative Strategists, and have significant experience with S&P Global’s ClariFi. Proficiency in SQL and Python is essential for data analysis and model development. Responsibilities include creating user-friendly interfaces, conducting performance attribution analysis, and collaborating with cross-functional teams. The role involves owning the product roadmap, validating client workflows, and performing market analysis to optimize investment strategies and deliver targeted workflow solutions. A CFA or strong financial background is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for identifying target markets and client workflows that can be solved using Seeking Alpha products and services.
  • Collaborate with clients and senior stakeholders internally across numerous teams to deliver targeted workflow solutions to a range of individuals including quant team members, legal/compliance departments, content teams, marketing teams, and product teams.
  • Be a company thought leader on quant workflows from trading strategy ideation to implementation to portfolio management.
  • Own the roadmap and backlog, taking into account customer input, product strategy, competitor analysis and best practices.
  • Perform market analysis of trends that could impact strategy, roadmap, or positioning.

Requirements

  • Experience retrieving and analyzing data from a relational database.
  • Experience generating technical specifications for backend and frontend developers.
  • Ability to investigate and prioritize incoming bug reports and feature requests within the scope of emerging issues, as well as, ongoing projects.
  • CFA preferred or strong financial background in investments or accounting
  • Work closely with the Quantitative Strategist to build, develop and blend innovative approaches with rigorous financial analysis to optimize investment strategies.
  • A must - significant experience with S&P Global’s backtesting tool, ClariFi.
  • Proficient in assessing and handling vast financial datasets, leveraging SQL to efficiently extract, clean, and manipulate data for analysis and modeling purposes.
  • Skilled in Python programming for quantitative analysis, utilizing libraries like Pandas, NumPy, and SciPy to develop robust models and algorithms.
  • Create intuitive, user-friendly interfaces for individual investors that utilize multi factor models, portfolio construction techniques, and optimization methods to achieve specific risk-return profiles and nail investment goals.
  • Expertise in performance attribution analysis, capable of dissecting performance returns and portfolio attribution to assess the impact of various factors and strategies, enabling informed decision-making and strategy refinement.
  • Prior experience in driving initiatives from ideation to delivery by collaborating with engineering teams and quant developers and researchers.
  • Own the roadmap and backlog, taking into account customer input, product strategy, competitor analysis and best practices
  • Validate client workflows and to work with our Engineering, UX, and Product teams to design and deliver products that address quantitative risk workflows.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with Engineers, UX, Data Scientists, Product Managers, marketing team members, and senior executives
  • Effectively communicate project specs with back-end and frontend developers.
  • Broad experience implementing quantitative strategies spanning the entire workflow from idea generation to best practices and creating options for trade execution to portfolio management.