Full-Time

Chief of Staff

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WorldQuant

WorldQuant

1,001-5,000 employees

Global quantitative asset management firm

Venture Capital
Quantitative Finance

Senior

Austin, TX, USA + 3 more

Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience as Chief of Staff, COO, or a similar role in Technology or Financial industry
  • Background in software engineering preferred, but not required
  • Highly analytical and creative thinker with strong business acumen
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with an obsessive attention to detail
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to difficult problems
  • Effective vendor negotiation and value engineering skills
  • Familiarity with standard accounting methods and practices
  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) at all levels
  • Ability to influence effectively in a matrix environment
  • Experience working in a highly demanding environment while exhibiting a keen sense of urgency
  • Strong mentorship, conflict management and decision-making skills
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with senior management to determine, develop, and prioritize business and technology strategies
  • Work directly with the CTO and other C-Suite executives to drive key team and company priorities
  • Gather and analyze information to senior leadership to help make key decisions
  • Provide clear documentation and communication of results to a diverse audience of stakeholders
  • Relationship management between WorldQuant and 3rd party consultancies/software vendors
  • Be a trusted delegate to CTO to handle routine day-to-day matters of the organization
  • Partner with executive team members in managing key projects and priorities
  • Prepare and present organization-wide updates
  • Lead global employee engagement initiatives
  • Lead oversight and execution of an effective global technology talent strategy
  • Oversee program and business management functions for Technology organization

WorldQuant is renowned for its role in quantitative asset management, adeptly using technology to create sophisticated investment strategies across diverse asset classes. The company's commitment to fostering knowledge through free data science programs and developing AI-powered prediction tools for business challenges highlights a proactive work environment. This focus not only on innovation but also on impactful solutions makes it a stimulating place for professionals eager to drive technological advancements in the finance sector.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Greenwich, Connecticut

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

58%

2 year growth

146%