Quantitative Analyst/Data Scientist

Job Title: Quantitative Analyst/Data Scientist
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 216131_1543258287
Contact Name: Denesh Gnanalingam
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Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

A prestigious Hedge Fund based in London is looking to bring on a quantitative analyst who has a background within machine learning/data science. The right individual will end up joining a team of exceptional investment professionals with the role providing a route into risk-taking in the future

The role will have two key focus areas:

  • Maintaining and contributing to surveillance of the financial markets
    • Be able to evaluate and monitor factors such as e.g. market volatility, correlation breaks, statistic relationships, flows
    • Assist the portfolio team in intraday market moves
  • Trade origination for long/short strategies
    • Use of systematic market monitoring on aggregating fundamental research for the capture of pricing dislocations
  • Minimum Master's Degree (preferable PhD) in quantitative discipline such as computer science, machine learning, data science, mathematics, econometrics or statistics from a Top Tier University
  • Graduate to 5 years' experience in the financial markets
  • Knowledge of fixed income instruments (incl. bond maths and derivative pricing dynamics)
  • Knowledge of machine learning and algorithm design