Front Office Data Engineer

  • £80,000 - £120,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Leverton Search
  • 12 Jan 18 2018-01-12

One of the world’s most technologically advanced and successful Hedge Funds is recruiting for an expert data engineer. The successful candidate will be working closely with the Head of Equities and therefore heavily involved in the ‘front line’, so must have exceptional interpersonal skills, diligence and analytical experience. Furthermore a passion for the nature of this work and investments in general is vital which is rewarded by the exciting culture that they have created.

The company in question is known for setting exceptional standards, which explains why they attract and retain some of the sharpest minds in the industry. For the right candidate, this is an opportunity to further develop their career working with experienced investment professionals and meeting with prospective clients on a regular basis. The exposure that this role offers is perfect for those looking at such a career trajectory.

Key responsibilities and duties include:
• Working with Portfolio Managers, Analysts and Technologists to understand data requirements they seek
• Importing and standardise raw data to the internal system in a timely manner
• Produce advanced Excel models for purposes of investment analysis
• Create customized equity screening based on trends in fundamental data
• Maintain a solid understanding of markets and recognize implications of key influential macroeconomic releases and impact on markets

Necessary qualifications, experience and competencies:
• Minimum of a 2:1 in a Computer related degree from a Russell Group University
• 5 – 10 years of relatable experience in Investment Management desired
• Strong working knowledge of Excel with VBA and SQL preferable
• Firm and confident understanding of Equities and fundamental research
• Must have a real passion for impacting the business through their work

Due to the increased applications for this role, you may not get a response unless you fit the criteria