- London, England, United Kingdom
- Permanent, Full time
- Selby Jennings UK
- 28 Feb 19
Exciting Quantitative Analyst position at a global investment company based in London.
A Global investment management firm are looking to hire a Quantitative analyst for their offices in London on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the investment process - alpha generation and extraction; portfolio management, construction and rotation; risk modelling; advising on investment; and investment research. The role will offer broad exposure to senior analysts and executives from throughout the firm, responsibility and autonomy from the outset and a broad scope for quick career progression.
Responsibilities will include:
Portfolio construction, management and rotation.
Extraction and generation of alpha signals from large data-sets.
Researching equity investment trends and advising on how best to benefit from opportunities.
Allocation of capital and involvement in Risk management.
Essential skills and experience:
A PhD in a quantitative discipline. Statistics post-grad degrees will be prioritised.
3-6 years' experience working in a similar quantitative/investment environment - buy-side or sell-side.
Strong coding ability - preference for SQL, R and Python.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to explain complex mathematical models to non-technical senior individuals.
An appetite for knowledge and a desire to develop one's personal skillset.