Antipodes Partners – Quantitative Analyst/Systematic Macro
- Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Salary: Competitive
- Job Type: Full time
Quantitative investment and software development experience essential // Award winning asset manager // Unique career opportunity
Our client is an established asset manager with exceptional pedigree. With offices in Sydney and London, the firm offers a pragmatic value investment approach across long-short and long only global equities strategies with circa AUD$6.5bn in assets under management. The fund is absolute return and when considering investment opportunities, focuses on cyclical, structural and macro factors alongside qualitative and quantitative analysis. This manager is considered one of the most exciting new funds to emerge locally.
We are seeking to appoint a quantitative investment analyst who brings systematic macro experience to the team. Reporting directly to the Head of Quant & Macro, this analyst will assist with the research and development of quantitative strategies (equity long/short and cross asset) along with the build out of quantitative systems used to enhance the fundamental research process.
Profiles of interest will be those investment analysts who bring a minimum of 3 years’ experience working for an asset manager in a quantitative investing environment and strong software development skills. A thorough working knowledge of the programming language R is essential as is a comprehensive understanding of statistics, stochastic processes, time series analysis, principal component analysis and machine learning techniques. We would also hope that applicants will have deep knowledge of macroeconomic principals and behavioural finance; experience in quantitative strategy research and development as well as the application of risk management / portfolio optimisation layers.
Analysts will bring a degree in either Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Quantitative Finance, Econometrics and a demonstrable range of programming and systems engineering experience.
This position is pivotal for the future successes of this fund. It is our opinion, that this role represents a rare and exciting opportunity for a passionate investor seeking a truly entrepreneurial environment.
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