Chief Operating Officer (COO) - DESIM

The D E Shaw Group   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 65 days ago

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The D. E. Shaw group seeks a talented and highly motivated individual to join D. E. Shaw Investment Management, L.L.C. (DESIM) as Chief Operating Officer (COO). DESIM is a subsidiary that runs certain long-only and long-biased strategies focused on major liquid asset classes. DESIM currently manages more than $23 billion in assets across Active Equity, a suite of systematic, benchmark-relative equity strategies, along with Orienteer, a platform of long-biased, global multi-asset class investment portfolios. The COO will be a member of DESIM's senior leadership team and a key contributor to its ambitious growth agenda.

The COO will work closely with DESIM's co-CIOs on strategic decision-making and serve as a member of the DESIM Operational Risk Oversight Committee. The COO will also ensure that DESIM operates efficiently and will be responsible for the development and execution of unit-level goals, directing DESIM project management staff (including staff located in Hyderabad, India), and interfacing with other internal teams (e.g., Investor Relations, Legal and Compliance, Treasury, Financial Operations, etc.).

Who we're looking for

  • The ideal candidate will have an extraordinary record of professional achievement and over ten years of comparable experience, particularly related to the operations of asset management businesses.
  • Expertise in managing people and processes across functions, a keen attention to detail, and excellent analytical skills, strategic thinking, and project management acumen are essential to this role.
  • A creative, critical thin