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Careers


Investment Analyst

About Our Firm
Viewpoint Investment Partners Corporation (VIP) is a boutique investment management firm located in Calgary, Alberta and is registered as a PM, EMD, and IFM in BC, Alberta, and Ontario. The firm manages a global macro mandate on behalf of families, family offices, and institutions. VIP is owned and operated by Viewpoint Group, a single-family office also based in Calgary.

Our flagship global macro strategy uses a rigorous, evidence-based investment philosophy to create a foundational pillar for investor portfolios and is active where it counts. We use an innovative, rules-based approach to drive out behavioural biases inherent in investment decision-making.

Everything we do is for the long term. We have an entrepreneurial culture and believe strongly in alignment with our investors.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Quantitative investment analysis and modeling
  • Performance reporting and analytics
  • Trade reconciliation
  • Investment universe due diligence
  • Reconciliation of the fund and separately managed accounts
  • Sell-side relationship management
  • Preparation of client reports
  • Transaction cost analysis and trading strategy development
  • Macroeconomic research and analytics, including monitoring and reporting of key economic variables

Required Qualifications

  • Valid post-secondary degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience
  • Self-starter who enjoys taking initiative and is comfortable working in an entrepreneurial culture with a diverse landscape
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and the full suite of Microsoft Office

The following would be considered assets:

  • Completion of an accounting designation and/or enrollment in the Chartered Financial Analyst program
  • Experience with SQL, Tableau, Power BI
  • Basic knowledge of Python and/or Java
  • Prior experience in performance reporting and analytics, or operations for an investment management firm
  • Experience with a Bloomberg Terminal

Key Qualities

  • Strong interest in portfolio management and finance
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Entrepreneurial and learning mindset, with a natural curiosity
  • Strong interest in data science and the application of predictive algorithms
  • High amount of dedication and work ethic
  • High level of attention to detail

Other Details

  • This position reports to Scott Smith, Managing Partner
  • This position may be a 12-month contract, with a full-time position available at expiration
  • Salary and bonus package will reflect candidate’s experience and skillset

Please submit your resume with a brief email cover letter to Scott Smith, Managing Partner via email at ssmith@viewpointgroup.ca

Investment Analyst

About Our Firm
Viewpoint Investment Partners Corporation (VIP) is a boutique investment management firm located in Calgary, Alberta and is registered as a PM, EMD, and IFM in BC, Alberta, and Ontario. The firm manages a global macro mandate on behalf of families, family offices, and institutions. VIP is owned and operated by Viewpoint Group, a single-family office also based in Calgary.

Our flagship global macro strategy uses a rigorous, evidence-based investment philosophy to create a foundational pillar for investor portfolios and is active where it counts. We use an innovative, rules-based approach to drive out behavioural biases inherent in investment decision-making.

Everything we do is for the long term. We have an entrepreneurial culture and believe strongly in alignment with our investors.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Quantitative investment analysis and modeling
  • Performance reporting and analytics
  • Trade reconciliation
  • Investment universe due diligence
  • Reconciliation of the fund and separately managed accounts
  • Sell-side relationship management
  • Preparation of client reports
  • Transaction cost analysis and trading strategy development
  • Macroeconomic research and analytics, including monitoring and reporting of key economic variables

Required Qualifications

  • Valid post-secondary degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience
  • Self-starter who enjoys taking initiative and is comfortable working in an entrepreneurial culture with a diverse landscape
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and the full suite of Microsoft Office

The following would be considered assets:

  • Completion of an accounting designation and/or enrollment in the Chartered Financial Analyst program
  • Experience with SQL, Tableau, Power BI
  • Basic knowledge of Python and/or Java
  • Prior experience in performance reporting and analytics, or operations for an investment management firm
  • Experience with a Bloomberg Terminal

Key Qualities

  • Strong interest in portfolio management and finance
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Entrepreneurial and learning mindset, with a natural curiosity
  • Strong interest in data science and the application of predictive algorithms
  • High amount of dedication and work ethic
  • High level of attention to detail

Other Details

  • This position reports to Scott Smith, Managing Partner
  • This position may be a 12-month contract, with a full-time position available at expiration
  • Salary and bonus package will reflect candidate’s experience and skillset

Please submit your resume with a brief email cover letter to Scott Smith, Managing Partner via email at ssmith@viewpointgroup.ca


Full Stack Developer

About Our Firm
Viewpoint Investment Partners Corporation (VIP) is a boutique investment management firm located in Calgary, Alberta and is registered as a PM, EMD, and IFM in BC, Alberta, and Ontario. The firm manages a global macro mandate on behalf of families, family offices, and institutions. VIP is owned and operated by Viewpoint Group, a single-family office also based in Calgary.

Our flagship global macro strategy uses a rigorous, evidence-based investment philosophy to create a foundational pillar for investor portfolios and is active where it counts. We use an innovative, rules-based approach to drive out behavioural biases inherent in investment decision-making.

Everything we do is for the long term. We have an entrepreneurial culture and believe strongly in alignment with our investors.

Job Responsibilities 
VIP is currently developing suites of in-house software in a green field cloud-native environment. Algorithmic trading, trade automation, performance visualization, and data science research are all domains to which the successful candidate will be exposed.

VIP is a tightknit team of young professionals leveraging investment research and bleeding edge technology to rethink traditional asset management. We are looking for an ambitious and engaged new team member to augment the technology team. The candidate should be comfortable operating in the dynamic environment of a small start-up.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and develop backend systems related to trade automation, portfolio analysis, and live/historical data integrations, primarily in cross-platform .NET
  • Development of python libraries and web applications running algorithmic portfolios using your  knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and concurrency to optimize financial calculations
  • Design and develop UI components using modern SPA libraries
  • Leverage your knowledge of mathematics, statistics, and machine learning to assist in exploratory analysis and optimization of financial models using modern quantitative approaches
  • Maintain portfolio reporting software, including desktop app and SQL reporting layer
  • Take initiative to research new technologies and modern software architecture patterns

Required Qualifications

  • Valid post-secondary degree in software/computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent experience
  • Self-starter who enjoys taking initiative and is comfortable working in a changing and diverse landscape
  • Experience in multiple programming languages, preferably C#/Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, R
  • Strong conceptual understanding of software design principles, especially related to object-oriented programming
  • Demonstrable passion for technology and innovation through side projects, open source contribution, meet-up groups, hackathons, or other related extracurriculars

Key Qualities

  • Strong interest in portfolio management and finance
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Entrepreneurial and learning mindset, with a natural curiosity
  • Strong interest in data science and the application of predictive algorithms
  • High amount of dedication and work ethic
  • High level of attention to detail

Languages & Technologies

  • C#, .NET Standard, ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework Core, xUnit
  • Python, Flask, Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn, unittest
  • React + redux
  • Hybrid cloud architecture
  • Docker, Kestrel, Nginx, IIS
  • RabbitMQ, EventGrid
  • SQL Server (on-prem + Azure), MongoDB, Redis
  • Legacy WinForms and SQL Server Reporting Services applications
  • Azure DevOps, Slack, Asana

Other Details

  • This position reports to Ben Reeves, Software Engineer, EIT
  • Salary and bonus package will reflect candidate’s experience and skillset

Please submit your resume with a brief email cover letter to Ben Reeves via email at breeves@viewpointgroup.ca