2024 Portfolio Implementation – Trading and Portfolio Finance Summer Analyst
Updated on 9/13/2023
AQR Capital Management
Quantitative Finance
Greenwich, CT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Finance & Banking
Quantitative Finance
  • December 2024 or Winter/Spring 2025 graduate in a quantitative field (e.g. Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Math, Engineering, etc.) with a desire to work in the financial services industry
  • Strong technical aptitude with demonstrated experience and knowledge of programming languages (Python, MATLAB, R) and SQL
  • Exceptional problem solving and quantitative skills (Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to intellectual integrity, self-drive, maturity, and ability to collaborate
  • Detail-orientation, ability to multi-task
  • Portfolio Construction: optimize portfolios based on model views, market frictions, and investment guidelines
  • Portfolio Implementation Research: research and improve portfolio construction and optimization techniques
  • Model Research: play an integral role in the implementation and improvement of new and existing systematic signals
  • Analytics: manipulate and analyze large datasets to identify patterns in the performance and characteristics of AQR's portfolios
  • Trading: investigate and understand market structure & liquidity across asset classes and global markets. Measure, model, and control trading costs to improve execution
  • Financing: optimize financing and clearing for the firm, invest, and manage cash and cash-equivalent instruments