Research Analyst - Systematic Macro Research Analyst - Systematic Macro …

Capital Markets Executive Search
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 20
See Description
Capital Markets Executive Search
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 20
See Description
Our client, a $4Bln Systematic Macro fund with offices in London & New York, hope to add a research analyst to their team for a Q2 2020 start. The role will involve working alongside a senior PM who has been with the fund for 5+ years.

Responsibilities

  • Managing all aspects of the research process, including methodology selection, data collection and analysis, prototyping, backtesting, and performance monitoring.
  • Improvement of existing strategies.
  • Portfolio optimization.
  • Evaluating new datasets for alpha potential.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the investment process and the team’s research and trading infrastructure.

 

Requirements

  • MS or PhD in finance, computer science, mathematics, physics, or other quantitative discipline.
  • 2-5 years of experience researching systematic macro strategies.
  • Strong programming skills with a high level of proficiency in Python.
  • Experience researching intraday futures strategies.
  • Experience with equity index futures, commodity futures, fixed income futures, interest rate swaps, and/or foreign exchange.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Willing to take ownership of his/her work, working both independently and within a small team.

For more information on the role, please feel free to reach out to our consultant, Tom, on tom.oc@capitalmarkets.ie

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