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Quantitative Analyst

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Salary £40k to £55k
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector
Job Reference T55/TXH/25962
Contact Tim Holbrough
Date posted 08-05-2017

A leading global asset manager, based in London is seeking a Quantitative Analyst to join their team.

ROLE INFO:

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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