Quantitative Researcher - London

Recruiter
bct resourcing
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
26 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Quantitative Researcher London 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)

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