Senior Quantitative Researcher – Portfolio Strategy Group

Capstone is looking for a candidate with 6+ years hands-on experience in a front office investment role to help build out our newly formed portfolio strategy group (PSG).  Supporting both our PMs and our management team, PSG will act as the primary source of quantitative portfolio research, analytics and best practice for CGM, our multi-strategy fund.  Acting as a player/coach, you will contribute directly to research while also building and developing your team.  Strong communication skills and some management experience are all important in this critical role.  The ideal candidate for this role is self-starting, flexible, intellectually curious and adept at creative problem solving.


  • Supporting both our individual PM teams and our management team to build cutting edge portfolios
  • Portfolio construction and analysis across a wide range of investment styles and asset classes
  • Research into optimal allocations and hedging solutions
  • Quantitative assessment and benchmarking of potential additions to the fund
  • Player / coach – building and developing a strong team
  • Extensive programming responsibilities (primarily using Python)
  • Collaboration with our central quant research team


  • Understanding of, and interest in, financial markets
  • Experience with portfolio construction and allocations across multiple-asset classes
  • Understanding of non-linear financial instruments (options) preferred
  • Highly proficient in Python (preferrable) or a similar mathematical software language (MATLAB, R, etc)
  • Experience of mathematical computing techniques
  • Master’s or PhD Degree in, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or similar numerical field
  • Fluency in English
  • Good written and spoken communication skills


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