Career Opportunities

Variant Perception works with the most sophisticated investors and funds. We are a small team by design and our research philosophy is “man + machine beats machine”. 

Our investment process is empirical and repeatable, which means we use a lot of data and build code-based models to scale our research to cover many markets and asset classes. We are known for building innovative models and producing outstanding analysis.

We are looking for great people for each of the roles below (on-site or remote):

Full-Stack Developer

We are looking for a developer to help us scale.  Formal experience in finance is helpful, but a passion for investing is the key.

Your role on the team

  • Develop our client portal further. We want to make our tools, analysis and research more widely available and easily accessible to all clients.
  • Help maintain and grow our data engineering and data science capabilities. 
  • Work with analysts to build and deploy new investment models, or convert existing ones from Excel, VBA and R to python.

Are you a good fit?

You believe it's possible to understand and anticipate markets. You will not like this job if you believe in efficient markets.

We have big goals for our team and rely on each other to achieve them. To be successful at VP you must be self-motivated, have trust in teammates, be forgiving of mistakes, be open-minded and above all enjoy figuring out problems – often from scratch.

There are many projects in the pipeline, each requiring new skills. You should enjoy continuous learning.

Valuable skills and experience:

  • Build/Deploy (git, Github Actions, Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS/Cloud ecosystems)
  • Web technologies (React, Angular, Typescript, Serverless/AWS Lambda)
  • Data Engineering (SQL, Postgres, Snowflake ecosystem, Airbyte)
  • Data Analysis (Python, Pandas, Dask, R, statistical/ML packages)

How to apply

To apply, please email developer@variantperception.com with your CV and a brief description of how you can bring value to Variant Perception.  Please be specific. Compensation will be competitive.

Sales Support Specialist

We are looking for a sales support specialist to: 1) support clients to get the maximum value from VP’s indicators, tools, data & reports 2) work with the sales team to source new business. This role is an integral part of VP’s business plans and an exciting opportunity to join a growing and dynamic business.

Your role on the team

  • Maintain CRM system with client records, activity, and pipeline, and coordinate all ad hoc requests from the sales team
  • Provide the sales team with research on existing and prospective clients from the hedge fund, asset manager, RIA, pension fund, family office, endowment, and bank space
  • Work with sales team to qualify inbound leads
  • Coordinate with client compliance / market data teams to ensure that DDQs and broker vote reporting is handled in a timely manner.
  • Help to schedule meetings/calls/trips

Are you a good fit?

We have big goals for our team and rely on each other to achieve them. To be successful at VP you must be self-motivated, have trust in teammates, be forgiving of mistakes, be open-minded and above all enjoy figuring out problems – often from scratch.

Valuable skills and experience:

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with B2B sales process
  • Salesforce (CRM)

How to apply

To apply, please email with your CV and a brief description of how you can bring value to Variant Perception.  Please be specific. Compensation will be competitive.