Director of Quantitative Strategies

Posting Date: Feb 1, 2024

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



In this position you will report to the head of Portfolio Solutions and interact directly with members of the OCIO (Office of the Chief Investment Officer) setting the investment direction for all public and private assets strategies. You will use quantitative tools to provide insights into performance attribution, relative value, and asset allocation for NYL’s General Account portfolio.    



  • Design, build and support benchmark-relative performance attribution tools using Aladdin as well as customized engines to assess investment decision
  • Create, and curate a library of quant tools for relative value analysis, liquidity premia determination, and asset allocation decisions   
  • Contribute as an independent thinker in impactful research pieces combining fundamental and quantitative insights across public and private markets
  • Produce and curate presentations to communicate insights to colleagues and investors to elevate the discussion of key decisions impacting portfolios   
  • Interact with the Asset Liability and risk teams to coordinate building a consistent platform and tools to inform investment decisions



  • 5+ years of experience as a quantitative analyst or quant investor
  • Advanced degree in finance, economics, statistics, or related discipline
  • Able to work independently to identify key themes and convey findings in compelling written communications and presentations
  • Expertise in statistical and quantitative methods in macro-economics and investments pertaining to performance attribution, asset allocation, portfolio optimization, and robust estimation
  • Expertise in python or related programming language and competence in database languages
  • Experience working on an asset allocation group with prior insurance experience is a plus



Salary range: $135,000-$200,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 87982




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