Dynamic Strategies Structurer - Global Markets

Recruiter
UBS
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1332037953
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your role Do you keep up to date with the markets? Are you a commercially minded structurer? We're looking for someone who will: Your role : • Demonstrate technical understanding and quantitative skills to work on complex cross asset volatility products • Solve complex problems and present your solutions in an easily understandable way • Come up with ideas to gain exposure to various kinds of risk-premia in the cross asset space • Navigate the lifecycle of a QIS transaction (idea generation, back-testing / modelling, pricing, drafting legal documents, obtaining approvals from support functions and final execution) • Understand the various economic, legal, regulatory, capital, tax and accounting considerations which underpin the product requirements of our clients • Work with clients to understand their requirement and come up with appropriate solutions to fit their needs • Code in python to query data and create models to back-test various trade ideas across asset classes • Work with other structuring teams to combine existing capabilities to build institutional solutions • Develop a close and strong relationship with trading to understand the details of traded instruments used in developing solutions • Work hand-in-hand with both sales and structuring colleagues Your team • The Dynamic Strategies Structuring team is an entrepreneurial, cross-asset structuring team focusing on the development and implementation of systematic trading strategies for asset managers, pensions schemes, insurance companies, private banks, SWFs and GFOs • We focus on product areas including: cross asset risk premia strategies, hedging solutions, systematic options strategies and cross asset portfolio construction. A significant part of the role also involves interaction with clients and sales team to explain the products and to execute transactions linked to these products. • The unique nature of the team means that it focuses on a number of disciplines across all asset classes, often working with other front office colleagues as well as support functions to design and deliver a variety of solutions Your expertise Experience in and detailed understanding of options and other volatility related instruments across asset classes • Experience in and understanding of financial markets (no specific asset class requirements) and in structuring transactions • A quantitative profile with a degree in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Financial Engineering or similar • Python coding, database queries and other programming skills are essential • Versatility is key as you will work across a number of disciplines (e.g. product development, pricing, transaction execution, pitching/marketing, modelling, legal documentation drafting) *LI-GB *EFC-UBS

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