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Hedge Fund QA Engineer Job in Chicago

September 17, 2008

Here’s a job for a software / network / systems professional who may not have any financial experience, from a fund that is growing its tech team. A prop trading firm in Chicago is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join their team.  Requirements: 4+ years QA experience:  system, integration, functional, and regression testing […]

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“Resume flow like there’s no tomorrow”

September 15, 2008

Highlights from today’s Reuters article colorfully titled, “Lehman, Merrill to pound already bloody job market“: The total let go from Merrill Lynch may be around 24,000 “The resume flow will start on Monday like there’s no tomorrow,” according to one recruiter cited It’s looking like 2008 job cuts in the financial sector may surpass the […]

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Hedge Fund Services Job: Database Developer in San Francisco

September 10, 2008

Hedge fund solutions consulting group is looking for a top-notch Excel VBA / SQL Server developer / architect with hedge fund operations experience to help design, develop, enhance and support critical financial applications for its clients. Candidate would work directly with hedge fund staff to help automate fund operations, trading and research.  Big pluses are:  […]

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Hedge Fund Employment News Roundup

September 9, 2008

A few recent clippings from the press.  And this article is worth a quick gander for some timely tips on career management. UBS restructuring compensation.  A “phantom equity” scheme would reward employees according to the performance of their unit within the firm.  And the firm’s budget for employee compensation will shrink by one-third this year. […]

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Quant Job in Chicago

September 5, 2008

Here’s a pretty typical post, in terms of both responsibilities and qualifications, for a hedge fund quant job that just came across our wire from a well-known hedge fund recruiter in New York City. Quantitative Equities Analyst Chicago, IL Prestigious Chicago-based hedge fund specializing in long/short global equities strategies is seeking a quant analyst to […]

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Hedge Fund Job Interview Question: Weighing the Odd Marble

September 3, 2008

This is a challenging, and quite popular, question of pure logic you could easily encounter as a hedge fund job interview question. We suggest you don’t skip right to the answer, but take some time to digest the problem if it stumps you. Also, remembering the principles of the solution may be easier than remembering […]

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Hedge Fund Launches to August 29

August 29, 2008

A slow time for hedge fund launches. Citadel (Chicago) aims to launch a new global macro fund. The Debt Market Opportunity Fund, investing in Australian mortgages, is run by Macquarie Funds Management. The Global Opportunity Strategy Fund is from Advent Capital Management (London and New York).

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