Quantitative Researcher

Job Title: Quantitative Researcher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 111_1542970775
Contact Name: Anthony Parke
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Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Quantitative Researcher

A new, exciting and prestigious Hedge Fund based in London that invests across European credit markets is looking to bring on a quantitative researcher 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 market moves
  • Trade origination for long/short credit strategies
  • Use of systematic market monitoring on aggregating fundamental research for the capture of pricing dislocations

Key skills:

  • Minimum Master's Degree (preferable PhD) in quantitative discipline such as computer science, machine learning, data science, mathematics, econometric or statistics from a Top Tier University
  • 1 to 5 year's experience in the financial markets
  • Knowledge of fixed income instruments (incl. bond maths and derivative pricing dynamics)
  • Knowledge of machine learning and algorithm design
  • Programming skills in Python and SQL (experience in Tableau/Alteryx a benefit)