Trading Team Quantitative Analyst

Trading Team Quantitative Analyst

Job Title: Trading Team Quantitative Analyst
Location: London
Reference: mn7432
Job Published: January 24, 2019 11:25

Job Description

Trading Team Quantitative Analyst - requires Graduate with Mathematics, VBA, Python
Job Salary: Highly competitive
Job Location: Central London
Job Sectors: Financial / Technology / Mathematical / Programming / Graduate

We have an exciting opportunity for an academically strong and technically minded graduate with a keen interest in critical thinking and programming.

Our client in central London is a trading firm with a proud reputation for their technological approach in the resolution of complex financial problems.

If you're excellent with numbers and have a passion for technology, problem solving and innovative thinking then this is the job for you.

Job responsibilities for Quantitative Analyst role will involve:

  • Generating analysts’ reports, fundamental and statistical modelling of global commodity markets
  • Aiding the trading team in developing and enhancing analytical processes
  • Identifying short- and longer-term trading strategies based on a statistical approach to historical data and micro and macro fundamentals
  • Using new insights to support idea generation and commodity analysis
  • Co-operating with existing development team around risk and trade processing functions

What the Essential Job Requirements:

  • A strong degree (2.1 or above) in a Quantitative subject such as Physics, Maths, Statistics, Economics or Chemistry
  • At least an A in Maths A-Level or equivalent
  • Strong expertise in VBA / Python / Stata / front end and databases
  • Have a statistical background
  • Reuters/Bloomberg data gathering (helpful not mandatory)
  • Experience of commodity markets (helpful not mandatory)
  • A keen interest in coding and solving mathematical problems

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