Carnegie Mellon University

Portfolio Management

As a quantitative portfolio manager, you will employ quantitative investment strategies to manage the money of pension funds, retail investors and insurance companies. You will develop and implement mathematical and statistical models to parse vast data sets and exploit predictive patterns in historical data to make investment decisions on the basis of expected movements in the value of a security, currency, commodity, “alternative investment” or their related indices.

Job titles in portfolio management include:

  • Portfolio Management Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Investment Portfolio Analytics Associate
  • Investment Analyst
  • ALM Associate
  • Quantitative Analyst

Employers in portfolio management include:

  • Investment and Commercial Banks
  • AQR Capital
  • Blackrock
  • Citadel
  • Millennium Capital
  • Tilden Park Capital
  • Wellington Asset Management
  • Western Asset Management