Career Opportunities

Wolfe Research Current Job Openings

 

Title: Entry-Level Trading Operations Associate

 

Overview
Wolfe Research Securities is a boutique broker dealer specializing in equity agency only trading for customers seeking our expertise in Utilities, Energy and Transports. Wolfe Research Securities is the broker dealer affiliate of Wolfe Research, LLC, a premier research boutique with a commitment to best-in-class content and ongoing strategic growth. We produce research that we believe is the most objective and distinguished in our sectors, and we deliver our services with intense care and specificity to each of our institutional clients.  We are seeking an Entry Level Trading Operations Associate to join our team and grow with the firm.  This is an opportunity to join a highly motivated and successful firm, that values and rewards hard work.  We are looking for someone with the following characteristics, reliability, accuracy, attention to detail, integrity and ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.

 

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily cash and position reconciliations
  • Allocate and Confirm trades with customers and street side counterparties
  • Identify and correct any trade issues with customers
  • Work with Accounting and Compliance to ensure all activity is properly recorded
  • Provide day to day operations support for the Trading Desk
  • Handle ad hoc requests from traders, accounting, and senior management

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study or a distinguished Military background
  • Basic understanding of Equity securities
  • Ability to pass the Series 99 and 7 within the first six months
  • Desire to learn and take direction
  • Microsoft Excel required
  • Familiarity with Databases and big data is preferred
  • Familiarity with VBA and PowerShell is preferred

 

Contact

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Paul Caverly, Senior Vice President of Trading Operations at pcaverly@wolferesearch.com.


 

Title: Research Associate - Industrials (New York)

 

Overview
Wolfe Research is seeking a Industrials research associate to join its mid-town New York based firm. Wolfe Research has been voted within the top 15 equity research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past five years in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Research Poll (weighted) and we plan continued strategic growth ahead. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions and hedge funds as the primary constituents. Wolfe seeks to be best-in-class in a focused set of research, sales and trading activities.

 

Job Description
Wolfe Research is seeking an Industrials research associate to back-up a seasoned top ranked Senior Analyst in all facets of the business. The associate will report to the Senior Analyst and will be primarily responsible for modeling, talking with covered companies and industry contacts, conducting fundamental research, communicating with clients and sales/traders, and participating in the creative process. There is the ability to grow into a senior analyst position over the next couple of years for the right, motivated associate.

 

Qualifications
We are looking for intellectually curious types, with a demonstrable track record of success, and a passion for understanding what drives the stock market. The candidate will be a team player, have a competitive spirit, must be strongly motivated to succeed and bring a very strong accounting and finance background. This candidate will be the go-to person on the associate team and is a highly visible role both internally and externally, for the right candidate. Strong writing, modeling, excel, power point and Factset/Bloomberg skills are a given, as is the ability to fluently communicate ideas. 3-5 years of sell-side research experience is required, and a background in industrials research is strongly preferred.

 

Contact

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Michael Kiernan, Director of Research, at mkiernan@wolferesearch.com .


 

Title: Junior Research Associate - Industrials (New York)

 

Overview
Wolfe Research is seeking a junior Industrials research associate to join its mid-town New York based firm. Wolfe Research has been voted within the top 15 equity research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past five years in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Research Poll (weighted) and we plan continued strategic growth ahead. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions and hedge funds as the primary constituents. Wolfe seeks to be best-in-class in a focused set of research, sales and trading activities.

 

Job Description
Wolfe Research is seeking a junior Industrials research associate to support a seasoned top ranked Senior Analyst and his team in all facets of the business. The associate will report to the Senior Analyst and will be primarily responsible for modeling, talking with covered companies and industry contacts, conducting fundamental research and drafting reports. As the associate develops, responsibilities will expand to include communicating with clients and sales/traders and participating in the creative process. There is the ability to grow into a senior analyst position over the next several years for the right, motivated associate.

 

Qualifications:
Strong writing, modeling, database and power point skills are required, as is a foundation in accounting and finance. We are looking for intellectually curious types, with a passion for understanding what drives the stock market. The candidate will be a team player, have a competitive spirit, must be strongly motivated to succeed and demonstrate a clear track record of best-in-class levels of achievement. A background in equity research is preferable.

 

Contact:

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Michael Kiernan, Director of Research, at mkiernan@wolferesearch.com .


 

Title: Research Associate (New York and Stamford)

 

Overview:

Wolfe Research is seeking a research associate to join its mid-town New York based firm. Wolfe Research has been voted within the top 15 equity research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past five years in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Research Poll (weighted) and we plan continued strategic growth ahead. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions and hedge funds as the primary constituents. Wolfe seeks to be best-in-class in a focused set of research, sales and trading activities.  Transportation has been a major sector for Wolfe Research since its inception in 2008 and the opportunity would be to work for a top ranked, Institutional Investor All-America analyst.

 

Job Description:

Wolfe Research is seeking an associate to back-up seasoned top ranked Senior Analyst in all facets of his business. The associate will report to the Senior Analyst and will be primarily responsible for modeling, talking with covered companies and industry contacts, conducting fundamental research and note and report writing. As the associate develops, responsibilities will expand to include communicating with clients and sales/traders, and participating in the creative process. There is the ability to grow into a senior analyst position over the next several years for the right, motivated associate.

 

Qualifications:

Strong writing, modeling, excel and power point skills required.  At least 1 year of sell-side research experience is required, and a background in transports or industrial research is preferable. 

 

Contact:

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Michael Kiernan, Director of Research, at mkiernan@wolferesearch.com.


 

Title: Junior Research Associate (New York and Stamford)

Job Description:

Wolfe Research is seeking junior associate to back-up seasoned top ranked Senior Analyst in all facets of his business. The junior associate will report to the Senior Analyst and will be responsible for modeling, note writing, and as he/she develops in communicating with clients and sales/traders, and participating in the creative process. Strong writing, modeling, excel and power point skills required. Experience in equity research, investment banking or specific industry knowledge a plus. At least two years work experience in finance required.

 

Contact:

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Michael Kiernan, Director of Research, at mkiernan@wolferesearch.com.


 

Title: Vice President, Quantitative Research Analyst

Duties:

Conduct cutting edge empirical research in finance and economics using sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques. Develop research reports outlining quantitative investment strategies in equities and global macro. Design statistical and fundamental quantitative stock selections based on mathematics and physics constructs. Present complex quantitative research reports and models to large institutional investors and clients. Advise institutional clients, respond to client enquiries, and manage the junior analyst team in building customized client feeds. Develop quantitative stock selection strategies using high frequency databases. Develop stock selection models based on machine learning techniques and develop a stock analytical engine and data warehouse using SQL Server, Eviews, Java, and R technologies. Utilize parallel computing networks, multi-threaded processing, and distributed systems technologies for data processing. Optimize global equity portfolios using the Axioma optimizer and risk models utilizing non-linear constraints. Utilize the Thomson Reuters Quantitative Analytics engine, Worldscope Point-In-Time, Datastream, Compustat New Point-In-Time, MSCI, S&P BMI, IBES and various other vendors to develop a global quantitative platform based on a Python framework.

 

Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Finance, Computer Science or related degree + 4 years’ experience analyzing financial data to evaluate global markets for a financial services institution, including expert knowledge in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Experience must include developing stock selection models and stock picking strategies using high frequency data, news data and fundamental data; experience optimizing equity portfolios utilizing Axioma Optimizer and risk models; SQL Server, Eviews, Python and R GRID technologies; exp with fundamental databases including Worldscope, Compustat Point-In-Time and IBES (monthly and daily); experience working with global securities and various index universes including Russell 3000, MSCI and S&P BMI; experience with Visual Basic,R, SQL, C, Java, Python, and various scripting languages; experience with machine learning for stock selection research.

 

Contact:

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Michael Kiernan, Director of Research, at mkiernan@wolferesearch.com.


 

Title: Associate, Institutional Equity Sales

Overview:

Wolfe Research is seeking a junior institutional salesperson to join its mid-town New York based firm. Wolfe Research has been voted within the top 15 equity research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past five years in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Research Poll (weighted) and we plan continued strategic growth ahead. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions and hedge funds as the primary constituents.  Wolfe seeks to be best-in-class in a focused set of research, sales and trading activities.

 

Job Description:

The sales function provides the primary client interface for both research delivery and revenue generation. Heavy outbound call volumes, frequent client meetings / presentations and travel are the norm. The sales position requires command of a complex and extensive research product line and the ability to distill the material for use by highly sophisticated institutional investors.

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications include demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication, as well as in personal presentation. Further, a clear track record of drive and high achievement in prior activities, including academics, is essential. Strong general knowledge of markets, valuation of equity securities and the institutional equity marketplace are important. Coursework should include some combination of economics and finance. At least one course in financial accounting and the ability to understand corporate financial statements are required.   Two years of successful post-college employment are the minimum, but we are open to individuals seeking their first Wall Street position. An MBA / CFA is desirable. A strong desire to become a leading client-facing and revenue generating professional is critical to success. The position requires a significant investment of time, focus and effort. The firm will provide training as appropriate. Starting compensation is based on experience and upside will be performance based.

 

Contact:

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to Peter Ryan, President of Wolfe Research, at pryan@wolferesearch.com . Letters should cite specific interest in the position, our firm and your qualifications relative to the requirements listed above. Please provide your college GPA, SAT scores by section, as well as GMAT / graduate school GPA, if applicable. Form letters will not be accepted.


 

Title: Intermediate / Junior Sales Trader, Institutional Equities

Overview:

Wolfe Research is seeking an Intermediate / Junior Sales Trader to join its mid-town New York based agency equity trading desk. Wolfe Research has been voted within the top 15 equity research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past six years in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Research Poll (weighted) and we plan continued strategic growth ahead. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions and hedge funds as the primary constituents. Wolfe seeks to be best-in-class in a focused set of research, sales and trading activities.

 

Job Description:

This is an Intermediate / Junior level role with the expectation for substantial growth over time. Initial responsibilities depend upon experience and will include various aspects of trade entry, trade execution, sales trading and ultimately, account coverage. Previous trading desk experience and relevant registrations (Series 7, 55 & 63) are required. Qualifications include a clear track record of drive and high achievement in prior professional activities. Strong general knowledge of markets, equity securities and the institutional equity marketplace are critical. The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task, possess strong communication skills, process information quickly and be able to work under pressure. Starting compensation is based on experience and upside will be performance based.

 

Contact Details:

Interested candidates may send a résumé and formal cover letter which specifically addresses these requirements to Jon Patria at JPatria@wolferesearch.com . Form letters will not be accepted. More information is available at Wolferesearch.com.


 

Title: Junior Trader/Sales Trader, Institutional Equities

Overview:

Wolfe Research is seeking a junior trader to join its mid-town New York based firm. Wolfe Research has been voted within the top 15 equity research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past five years in Institutional Investor magazine’s All-America Research Poll (weighted) and we plan continued strategic growth ahead. The firm’s clients include many of the world’s largest asset managers with mutual funds, pensions and hedge funds as the primary constituents. Wolfe seeks to be best-in-class in a focused set of research, sales and trading activities.

 

Job Description:

This is a junior level role with the expectation for growth over time. Initial responsibilities will be focused on supporting the everyday activities of the equity trading desk. Further responsibilities will include various aspects of trade entry, trade execution and sales trading. Any experience on a trading desk with Series 7, 55 & 63 registrations is preferred but not necessary.

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications include a clear track record of drive and high achievement in prior activities, including academics, is essential. Strong general knowledge of markets, valuation of equity securities and the institutional equity marketplace are important. The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task, possess strong communication skills, process information quickly and be able to work under pressure. Two years of successful post-college employment are the minimum, but we are open to individuals seeking their first Wall Street position. The position requires a significant investment of time, focus and effort. The firm will provide training and mentorship for the right candidate dedicated to embarking on a new career. Starting compensation is based on experience and upside will be performance based.

 

Contact:

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter which specifically addresses the requirements to Jon Patria at JPatria@wolferesearch.com . Letters should cite specific interest in the position, our firm and your qualifications relative to the requirements listed above. Please provide your college GPA, SAT scores, by section as well as GMAT / graduate school GPA, if applicable. Form letters will not be accepted.