Quantitative Analyst Quantitative Analyst …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Quantitative Analyst
As Barclays Quantitative Analyst AVP, you will assist a growing team and partner with key stakeholders to drive the analytics agenda, specifically in Prime Services, which is a new team within the QA Desk Strategy group. You will work closely with the business in developing analytics tools and models to help manage market and counterparty risk as well as inventory and financial resources.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

• You will be designing, developing and improving models and analytics in Prime
• You will be liaising with Front Office and Technology, to deploy analytics in production
• You will be providing tactical analysis
• You will be working with product managers to align and integrate our deliverables with the broader business initiatives
• You will be working closely with traders to help making the business move efficient and the decision making process more transparent and data-driven

What we're looking for:

• Masters or PhD in a quantitative field (Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science/Engineering)
• Working knowledge of financial products relevant to the prime business, e.g. repo, IR/FX -swaps, margin loans, equity total return swaps, futures, etc
• Extensive working knowledge of Python and familiarity with C++. Critical thinking, strong attention to detail and independent problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to explain complicated concepts in a simple, non-technical way

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Prime Services or Financing experience is a strong differentiator, exposure to securities lending, inventory optimization or margining methodologies is a plus
• Strong analytical and numerical skills
• Familiarity and practical experience with statistics and data analysis
• Experience with data visualization tools and libraries (e.g. Jupyter, Bokeh)

Where will you be working?

Barclays' U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY. At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.

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