Senior Quant Research Analyst with an advanced degree in a mathematics/scientific discipline and preferably CFA Charter/studies sought by leading Global Asset Management house. Joining an established and well regarded Global Equity Research team, successful applicant will support the production of portfolio optimisation and risk modelling tools and assess various investment strategies across various regions through back-testing and statistical analysis. Strong programming skills are essential preferably in R although MATLAB or C++ will be considered.
Key remit of the Global Equity Research team is to undertake research into the equities investment process with a view to enhancing robustness and consistency. Solid experience gained from a similar role, ideally in a buy-side firm is essential and the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in improving and maintaining core research frameworks and related tools achieved by conducting vigorous quant research with an emphasis on portfolio optimisation and risk modelling.
Successful applicant will be an independent thinker with the technical skills to analyse complex models and the credibility to challenge consensus views. Strong team and stakeholder management skills and a collegiate and collaborative approach are essential.