2022 Quantitative Finance Institutional Equity MSET Full Time Associate Programme (London) 2022 Quantitative Finance Institutional Equity  …

Morgan Stanley
in London, United Kingdom
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 21
Competitive
Morgan Stanley
in London, United Kingdom
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 21
Competitive
2022 Quantitative Finance Institutional Equity MSET Full Time Associate Programme (London)
About the programme
The Morgan Stanley Quantitative Finance Full-Time Associate Programme in London is aimed at students who have completed a Masters/PhD qualification.
Quantitative Finance Analysts and Associate Strategists are placed in a strategists ('strats') team related to their specialism, but will typically be partnered with particular business lines or desks to work on specific projects or models.
You can expect to take on significant responsibility as soon as you start. You will work directly with desks at a senior level, applying your skills and subject-matter expertise, to help them make strategic decisions, develop quantitative edge, drive efficiencies and effect changes.
About the training
Training includes on-the-job training and one-on-one sessions to familiarize yourself with the Firm's data resources and analytical tools. The curriculum covers market knowledge, product and technical training. Throughout the program, you will be continually exposed to management, and you will benefit from networking opportunities with peers and colleagues. You will also be assigned a mentor to ease your transition into the corporate environment by offering career guidance, serving as a sounding board, and helping connect you to the broader Morgan Stanley network. Your co-workers will include motivated experienced industry leaders as well as graduates from top Universities that enjoy solving interesting problems in a collaborative environment.
About the team
MSET Desk Strategists are data scientists and researchers working to improve the effectiveness of our trading algorithms and overall execution platform. We are execution consultants with clients and traders, and specialists in product design for the Firm's electronic trading suite.
Specific areas of focus include:
• Partnering with clients and MSET coverage to provide thought-provoking insight using trading data
• Conduct flow-specific analysis using post-trade data
• Review and challenge data accuracy/relevance, and present findings internally
• Develop an understanding of trading behaviour changes required in response to market structure changes and special market events
Required skills:
• Strong technical background in a quantitative subject (e.g. Computer Science, Data Science)
• Solid experience in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, KDB (Q)/SQL)
• Interest in working with data and people
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong analytical abilities
• Attention to detail
Desired skills:
• Basic understanding of equity markets and how they function
• Familiarity with electronic trading or performance analysis

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