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PDT Partners a New York City-based quantitative investment manager is looking for a highly talented associateto join the Legal & Compliance Team. This role is a great opportunity for a bright, hard-working, detail-oriented individual who is interested in learning about the legal & regulatory needs of a world-class financial services firm.

The associate will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day support of the legal & complianceprogram, andwillwork closely with PDTs team of lawyers & compliance professionals to ensure compliance withapplicable laws, rules, & regulations andthe firmsownpolicies, procedures, & internal controls. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational & communicationskills, andwill thrive in an intellectually-challenging & highly collaborative environment.

Why join us? PDT Partners has a stellar twenty-six-year track record & a reputation for excellence. Our goal is to be the best quantitative investment manager in the worldmeasured by the quality of our products, not their size. PDTs extremely high employee-retention rate speaks for itself. Our people are intellectually exceptional,and our community is close-knit, down-to-earth, & diverse.


  • Managing the day-to-day operations of a world-classregulatorycompliance program.
  • Keeping apprised of regulatory developments & performing legal andothersupplemental research.
  • Managing the legal & compliance components of employee on-boarding & off-boarding.
  • Coordinating with developers to implement & manage technological solutions to enhance legal & compliance infrastructure.
  • Preparing regular & ad hoc regulatory filings.
  • Coordinating meetings & training sessions.


  • Entry-level to 3 years of relevant work experience. We welcome applicants interested in a long-term career with PDT, as well as those committed to pursuing graduate school after 2 - 3 years.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (advanced knowledge of PowerPoint & Excel a plus).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally & in writing.
  • Thorough, conscientious, & meticulously attentive to detail.
  • Highly collaborative, with ability to work well with all types & levels of people.
  • Strong sense of urgency, with maturity & judgment to escalate issues promptly.
  • Calm & comfortable in a dynamic, fast-changing environment.
  • Takes ownership & holds self & others accountable.


  • Strong academic background from a top-tier university (all majors welcome).
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