Portfolio Manager, Shanghai

Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Ref#: POS-17638

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Two Sigma is a financial sciences company, combining data analysis, invention, and rigorous inquiry to help solve the toughest challenges in investment management, insurance technology, securities, private equity, and venture capital.

Our team of scientists, technologists, and academics looks beyond the traditional to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex economic problems.

We are seeking an experienced portfolio manager to join the growing Shanghai office.  The position entails managing onshore private fund portfolios, making investment decisions based on the signals from our proprietary investment systems, monitoring the market and portfolio risks, conducting fundamental and quantitative investment research and portfolio analysis, liaising with external counterparties and various internal teams, staying abreast of market events and developments, and sharing timely market insights and views with global and local colleagues.  Additionally, the candidate will collaborate with traders, researchers, and software engineers globally to design and automate new investment analysis tools and systems as needed.  The ideal candidate would have hands-on experience managing portfolios onshore in China.

The successful candidate will work closely with different stakeholders in the company headquarters in New York and locally in Shanghai.

Primary responsibilities are:
  • Manage onshore portfolios trading futures, equities, bonds on the relevant exchanges.
  • Make investment decisions based on the signals from our proprietary investment systems and monitor the market and portfolio risks.
  • Conduct fundamental/quantitative, market sentiment, and regulatory policy research and provide timely market insights analysis to the global and local investment teams.
  • Ensure that onshore portfolios are managed effectively and in a consistent and risk-controlled manner.
  • Connect closely with our internal teams to leverage the firm’s expertise and follow the global investment philosophy, process, and practice in the fundamental/quantitative research, and portfolio management.
  • Work closely with external counterparties and internal teams to maintain overall portfolio compliance respecting to portfolio guidelines and latest regulatory rules, find resolution of issues with the appropriate teams including investment, trading, engineering, compliance, business, and risk management.
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc investor communications and support new fund launch marketing and client pitching activities.
  • Serve as a domain expert on onshore markets and contribute to global China research & investment teams from onshore investment team perspective.
Required qualifications:
  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English
  • 5+ years of experience managing investment portfolios and at least 2 consecutive years managing 20+ million RMB portfolio with proven track record.
  • Fund Practicing Qualification holder.
  • Bachelor's degree from a top university.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Quantitative analytic skills and programming skills are highly desirable.
  • Experience of managing quantitative mutual funds or private funds is a plus.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.