Capital Markets Quantitative Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 05 Oct 18

Capital Markets Quantitative Analyst supports distressed residential mortgage trading desk for large real estate investment fund manager. Candidates should be proficient at manipulating and analyzing large data sets, have superior knowledge of fixed income mathematics and real estate/ private equity / hedge fund concepts, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Trade desk analytics position supporting investment decisions, portfolio performance monitoring, fund reporting, and daily asset management oversight.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or post graduate degree with demonstrated academic achievement in accounting, economics, finance, mathematics, engineering, statistics, or computer science
  • Candidates must demonstrate a combination of academic aptitude, quantitative skills, computer programming, strategic and creative thinking, distinguished written and verbal communications skills
  • 0 to 5 years professional experience with large financial institution
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, SQL, and Visual Basic
  • Familiarity performing data analysis and related programming (Python, R, SAS)
  • Strong attention to detail; exercise strong quality control over own work
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A passion and interest in the US capital markets, and ability to learn and use a wide range of market data sources
  • Ability to create and maintain complex financial models
  • Strong understanding of finance, accounting, valuation techniques; familiarity with US accounting standards, mortgage banking, and fixed income
  • Desire to work in fast paced and high stress environment
  • Commitment to enhancing and developing products
  • Well organized with high attention to detail
  • Solid work ethic
  • Mortgage, Real Estate, structured products, hedge fund, or private equity experience or relevant coursework preferred