Senior Quantitative Investment Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Paragon Executive
  • 17 Oct 18

An exciting opportunity to join an Irish investment management company is now available and our client are currently looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Quantitative Investment Analyst to work within the Quantitative Strategies Group which is responsible for managing and developing a suite of quantitatively-driven, factor-based portfolios.

 

The Job:

 

  • Researching, developing and enhancing quant investment strategies and models used in managing existing portfolios and/or to develop new funds
  • Develop and maintain systems to support ongoing research, with the capacity to drive the development of Data driven systems and Machine Learning capability
  • Supporting the management of existing asset allocation strategies and active multi factor equity funds
  • Undertaking new and explorative quantitative studies and analysis to support fund performance and new strategy development
  • Frequent interaction with client and sales teams to support business development opportunities

 

Skills and Experience:

 

  • A third level degree and/or post graduate qualification in a numerical discipline such as Quantitative Economics/Finance, Econometrics, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics or Engineering or Computer/Data Science
  • Minimum 2-5yrs relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of mathematical modelling, statistical inference and econometrics
  • Proven knowledge and exposure to various asset classes including Equity, Bonds, FX and Derivatives
  • Proficiency in programming languages essential (R/MATLAB/Python)
  • Experience in Data Science, Machine Learning, NLP an advantage

 

The Bottom Line

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Contact Information:

For a confidential discussion about this role, or to discuss similar opportunities in the investment management sector, please call Graham Murphy or Sean Sweeney at Paragon Executive Intelligence on +353 (0)1 8746770.