Quantitative Developer / Analyst

  • 35000-50000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Omni Partners LLP
  • 05 Dec 17 2017-12-05

Banking Science • Banking Science was developed following an extensive research and development programme by a University College London team into optimising systematic trading methods • Part of long-standing, successful London-based investment manager – Omni Partners LLP • Group manages over $1 billion of assets across hedge funds and private debt funds • Quantitative equity / equity index long short approach incorporates a quantitative fundamental approach overlaid with multiple statistical alpha engines. The individual, reporting to the CTO and CIO, will play an integral part in the expansion of the Research and Analyst function in this growing firm.

Sector: Investment Management, Investment Banking and Systems 
Job Title: Quantitative Developer / Analyst
Location: London
Ref. QDABSL

Company Profile:  Banking Science
• Banking Science was developed following an extensive research and development programme by a University College London team into optimising systematic trading methods
• Part of long-standing, successful London-based investment manager – Omni Partners LLP
• Group manages over $1 billion of assets across hedge funds and private debt funds
• Quantitative equity / equity index long short approach incorporates a quantitative fundamental approach overlaid with multiple statistical alpha engines.

The individual, reporting to the CTO and CIO, will play an integral part in the expansion of the Research and Analyst function in this growing firm.

Responsibilities:
• Research and Development of methods and procedures for financial/economic data analysis and investment opportunity identification
• Design, development and testing of ensemble methods for combining mixed data signals
• Research and Development of methods for optimal asset allocation and risk management
• Design, development and testing of Algorithmic Trading (AT) Strategies

Required Skills:
• Ability to develop advanced numeric procedures and algorithms in both Python and Java
• Ability to plan and maintain database structures with use of MS SQL Server/T-SQL
• Familiarity with common quantitative libraries in Java and Python
• MSc/PhD in subjects related to Physics, Computer Science (e.g. Machine Learning/AI) or Mathematics (e.g. Statistics/Financial Engineering)
• Good understanding of the financial markets and keep updated with current trends
• Being highly motivated and proactive, excellent time management, multi-tasking, attention to detail, analytical skills, systemic and long term thinking
• Team player, total integrity and commitment to the role and firm

Desired Skills:
• Data Analytics skills (e.g. Data Mining/Information Retrieval) ideally with some knowledge of Hadoop
• Familiarity with algorithm simulation (e.g. Monte-Carlo techniques) and optimization techniques (e.g. quadratic optimization, evolutionary/genetic optimization)

If you are interested in applying for this position, please provide us with both the following:
1. Current CV; and
2. Cover letter setting out why you wish to work with Omni Partners

Contact Details:
Please email hr@omni.co.uk

Closing date: 31 December 2017
Salary range: £35,000 - £50,000
Benefits: Discretionary Bonus, Pension plan and more