Operations Engineer— one vacancy in Nice, France — Full-time position

  • Competitive
  • Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France Nice Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur FR
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Scientific Beta
  • 18 Apr 18 2018-04-18

As part of its policy of transferring know-how to the industry, EDHEC-Risk Institute has set up ERI Scientific Beta. ERI Scientific Beta is an original initiative which aims to favour the adoption of the latest advances in smart beta design and implementation by the whole investment industry. Its academic origin provides the foundation for its strategy: offer, in the best economic conditions possible, the smart beta solutions that are most proven scientifically with full transparency of both the methods and the associated risks.

As of December 31, 2017, the Scientific Beta indices corresponded to USD 20 bn in assets under replication. With offices in Boston, London, Nice, Singapore and Tokyo, ERI Scientific Beta has a dedicated team of 45 people who cover client support, development, production and promotion of its index offering.

As part of its international development program and in order to strengthen its equity index development activity, the EDHEC group, one of Europe’s leading research and teaching institutions, is recruiting an Operations Engineer in IT/Finance for ERI Scientific Beta in Nice, FR. motivated to join a team delivering high standards of quality, efficiency and effectiveness.

Operations Engineer— one vacancy in Nice, France — Full-time position

Main tasks:

  • Run index valuations batches on a daily basis (shift working) to ensure data accuracy (monitoring and analysis of automated alerts, data discrepancy analysis and resolution, reporting).
  • Work in coordination with corporate actions analysts to ensure all corporate actions are reflected in the system in accordance to the index valuation methodology.
  • Run index analytics calculation batches and associated quality checks.
  • Take part to the equity universe maintenance (data quality checks).
  • Liaise with data providers when necessary.
  • Keep the overall system up and running by taking in charge any technical alert (mirroring, backups, performance and resource usage monitoring).
  • Suggest any improvement to the existing processes. Participate to their implementation.
  • Customer support.

Experience and education:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in finance, accounting, engineering, IT or other related fields.
  • Prior experience in banking/finance industry (run) is required.


  • Proficiency in SQL and scripting on Windows and Linux platforms. Knowledge of Matlab would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet product and proficiency in data management.
  • Written and spoken English is essential; spoken French speaking would be an asset.
  • The role requires an individual with a high level of attention to detail, and strong problem-solving ability.
  • The successful candidate will benefit from his dual skills to master the technical and business aspects of the whole process.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to Ms Laurence Kriloff – by clicking on the Apply button.

Your salary will be determined according to the EDHEC pay scale, based on your qualifications and previous prior experience. EU work permit is mandatory.

For more information about ERI Scientific Beta, please visit www.scientificbeta.com or