• Quantitative Analyst - Product Design

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    Jersey City
  • Overview

    We’re looking to add a member to the newly created Product Design team within the Quantitative Research group reporting to the Director of Product Design.  Product design drives the sector and asset class allocation for the firm’s retail funds and institutional accounts. This group will oversee all current product designs and research future design initiatives across fixed income, equities, alternatives, and multi-asset class strategies, both domestic and international. This front-office role will interface directly with PMs and have a visible impact on how client assets are invested.

    What you’ll do:

    • Carry out statistical analysis of historical asset class and peer group returns, correlations, and risk characteristics
    • Portfolio optimization, risk/return analysis, and attribution of actual and proposed portfolios
    • Participate in the development and maintenance of market and proprietary data feeds and databases
    • Work with portfolio managers, analysts, and client services to understand client needs and internal firm capabilities

    You’ll need to have:

    • PhD in a highly quantitative field preferred, Masters in Quant Finance or similar considered
    • 2+ years of relevant experience
    • Knowledge of financial markets/products and of the investment industry
    • Significant experience with statistics/econometrics and optimization
    • Experience with databases and working with financial data sets
    • Command of a high-level statistical programming language such as Python/pandas, R, or Matlab
    • Strong English communication skills, both spoken and written


    Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is a leading asset manager with approximately $160 billion in assets under management. We share a passion for excellence in serving our diverse range of clients – individuals, advisors, and institutions across the globe who rely on us to deliver innovative investment solutions that help them secure stronger financial futures. We are looking for candidates who value trust, intellectual curiosity, and teamwork as much as we do.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our firm. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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