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Quantitative Analyst, Advanced Beta

Salary £55k to £65k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/TXH/28881
Contact Tim Holbrough
Date posted 22-05-2018

Global Asset Manager seeking a Quantitative Analyst, Advanced Beta to join their London office

Key Responsibilities:

• Perform data analysis of global stock markets, which would involve collecting and structuring the data sets, checking data quality and building statistical tools to analyse the data sets
• Explore trading ideas by analysing the data and conducting empirical tests
• Assist in developing quantitative and systematic trading strategies in the global market and regional markets including the China A stock market. This would include idea generation, model development, portfolio construction and trade execution
• Develop tools and platform enhancements to increase productivity through innovative system-building and automation
• Work closely with other researchers and portfolio managers to support existing strategies and client requirement

Required Skillset:
• Post graduate degree in a scientific major, such as Math, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Finance or Accounting
• Previous experience, ideally in an asset management firm or an investment bank
• Relevant experience in performing quantitative research and data analysis with cash equities, or other asset class
• Familiarity with financial products and quantitative trading in China A market
• Fluent in Mandarin Chinese (speaking, writing and reading) required due to working predominantly in China A market;
• Strong analytical skills, experience working with and analysing large data sets
• Strong programming experience in one of the major programming language, such as Matlab, Python or R
• Familiar with SQL
• Passionate about financial markets, investment opportunities and deep research
• Must be detail oriented and a team player

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