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Quantitative Investment Research Analyst

Salary
Competitive
Employment
Full Time
Real Estate Field
Location
Radnor
 PA
Postal Code
19080
Country
United States

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Description


Firm Overview

CBRE Clarion Securities is an investment management firm specializing in the management of real asset securities including listed real estate and infrastructure. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania with additional offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney, CBRE Clarion has been managing assets for institutions since 1984 and offers a variety of client-focused investment solutions including separate accounts, mutual funds, closed-end funds, and absolute return strategies. CBRE Clarion serves clients around the globe including public and corporate clients, foundations, universities and endowments, domestic and foreign government entities (including state and municipal), insurance companies, private investment vehicles (unregistered investment companies), and individual investors.  CBRE Clarion is the listed equity management arm of CBRE Global Investors. CBRE Clarion is a registered investment advisor with the SEC under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.


Position Summary

We are looking for a Quantitative Investment Research Analyst to become an integral member of our investment team.  The successful candidate will be intricately involved in developing and maintaining the quantitative tools and processes utilized by our investment team to generate outstanding investment performance.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of both proprietary and third-party data sources, analyzing large amounts of data to identify investment patterns and develop predictive models, communicating results to senior members of the team, and assisting in other aspects of the investment process including portfolio risk management, scenario analysis, and optimization.  


Qualifications
  • Master s Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Deep understanding of computer science and statistics.
  • Proficient in query languages (SQL, etc.), as well as statistical programming languages (R, Python, etc.).
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, random forests, regression, etc.).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts both verbally and in writing.
  • Familiarity with portfolio analytics and risk management software a plus (e.g., Factset, Axioma).
Training

All CBRE Clarion personnel receive on-the-job and formal training. The nature and length of this training depends on the individual's position, prior experience, and educational background.


Other Information

CBRE Clarion has formal hiring policies that are designed to ensure that new employees are qualified for their job responsibilities. Hiring policies include requiring minimum experience and references. CBRE Clarion checks the employment backgrounds, as well as credit and criminal histories, of all new employees. All new employees are required, as a condition of employment, to successfully complete a drug screening.


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans

Job Functions


  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Management
 

Job Sector


  • Alternative Investments
 

Experience


N/A


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