Portfolio Manager, Equity StatArb

Location New York, New York
Discipline: Quantitative Investing
Job type: Managing Director
Contact name: James Drysdale

Contact email: james@winston-fox.co.uk
Job ref: STATR1
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: 2021

Looking to hire a Senior Portfolio Manager (MD level) and team who specialise in Statistical Arbitrage. The mandate is to grow and build the firms Stat-Arb business globally, and the team can be based anywhere in the US, Europe or Asia-Pacific.



This firm is one of the World’s most recognizable and respected high speed computerized trading firms. Established in the 1990´s and employing approximately over 500 staff, this firm is recognised as an innovator and a leader in the field of high frequency trading, and trade multiple asset classes on over 100 venues worldwide. They traditionally operate in high frequency trading but are now expanding their risk appetite into medium term stat-arb systems in Equities and/or Futures. They are looking for their principal PM and business leader, and ideally team to successfully lead the charge into this space. This is an opportunity to join one of the world's foremost High Frequency firms, dramatically increase your earning potential and drive an entire business model globally. The firm has one of the best performance and award structures available in the global markets and has a highly collaborative and fun team based culture.



  • Min 5+ years of relevant experience running a large book: $200m - $500m

  • Recent track record, generating more than $10m P&L with Sharpe of 2+

  • Expertise in alpha research, portfolio construction, optimization, risk management, trade execution and Portfolio Management.

  • Deep knowledge of Equities, Futures, Statistical Arbitrage and Systematic Trading

  • Ability to work in a relaxed, team orientated and collaborative environment

  • Ability to deploy and manage strategies from inception, and manage high performing teams.

  • Superb academic profile, excellent communication skills



  • Market leading base salary

    20% PnL formula/Annual Bonus, Sign-On

  • 401(k) - company matching

  • Health and Dental

  • Free gym membership

  • Five weeks of paid vacation PA, plus nine extra paid holidays

  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily

  • Free tickets to events

  • Collaborative culture