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|Salary||£40k to £55k|
|Location||City of London|
A leading global asset manager, based in London is seeking a Quantitative Analyst to join their team.
The Quant team is a sub-team of the Financial Solutions Group (FSG) that performs, amongst other roles, quantitative analysis to assist fund managers and dealers in their day-to-day role.
They focus on Liability Driven Investment (LDI) hedging inflation and interest rate risks (i.e. fixed income and inflation-linked products & associated derivatives).
You will assist in the development of numerical systems. There will, therefore, be a considerable focus on programming.
This will involve:
Development of analytics (using our core pricing libraries) to facilitate, optimise or automate investment decisions/trading activities.
Ongoing maintenance and development of our core pricing libraries.
Development of internal tools to assist the quant team in providing bespoke analysis.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
A keen interest in finance and an ability to demonstrate a (basic) understanding of our industry (e.g some introductory background reading to pricing instruments etc).
A strong desire to work in a role that involves a significant amount of programming
Knowledge with C#- or any exposure to a C style language would be advantageous
You will have an introduction to programming and expected to enjoy, is keen to willing to learn more. Any Scripting languages exposure would also be of benefit: e.g. Matlab / Python / R etc.)
Be able to apply your numerical abilities in the workplace
Maths/Physics/Engineering and numerical sciences, Masters/PhD or equivalent would be beneficial
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