Do you have a passion for quantitative analysis and a desire to work in the fast-paced world of trading? We are seeking a skilled and motivated Quantitative Analyst to join our client’s dynamic team.
As a Quantitative Analyst within the trading team, you will play a critical role in developing and implementing cutting-edge trading strategies, utilising advanced mathematical models and data analysis techniques.
- Conduct quantitative research and analysis to identify potential trading opportunities across various asset classes, including equities, fixed income, commodities, and derivatives.
- Develop, validate, and refine mathematical models and trading algorithms to optimise trading strategies and improve performance.
- Collaborate with traders, portfolio managers, and other stakeholders to understand their needs and provide quantitative solutions to enhance trading effectiveness.
- Utilise statistical and econometric techniques to analyse market data, identify patterns, and forecast market movements.
- Perform risk analysis and develop risk management tools to mitigate potential losses and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Stay up-to-date with market trends and emerging technologies in quantitative finance to continuously improve trading strategies and methodologies.
Ideal skill sets:
- Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, or a related field.
- Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, R, or MATLAB.
- Proficiency in quantitative analysis tools, libraries, and statistical techniques.
- Solid understanding of financial markets, trading instruments, and market microstructure.
- Experience with data analysis, modeling, and simulation techniques.
- Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with different teams.
Why you should apply:
- Opportunity to work with a leading trading house and be at the forefront of quantitative analysis in finance.
- Access to vast amounts of market data and cutting-edge technology tools to support your research and analysis.
- A collaborative and team-oriented work culture that encourages innovation and professional growth.
- A competitive compensation package, including performance-based bonuses and comprehensive benefits.
- Continuous learning and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge in quantitative finance.