Equities Quant Analyst: Portfolio Construction, Index Design
Posted on Nov 10, 2020 by Optima Connections
A client facing, Research Analyst/Equities Quant Analyst is required by a leading, medium sized firm who is experiencing unprecedented growth backed by sustained revenue generation. You will join their Research and Analytics group as they grow and diversify into new product areas, focusing on creating and improving primarily Equities based products and use your cross asset research analysis experience to build both innovative research products and increase penetration with the Asset Owner community. The role is both research and communication including representing the firm in meetings, articles, white papers etc.
They are interested in talking to people with a strong academic background in Mathematics and some (3+ years) Quantitative, Multi-Asset Research and Strategist background encompassing primarily Equities but with an interest in learning about new areas eg. ESG/SI and ideally some experience of Alternative or Pricing Indices. To complement your business product understanding, you will have solid coding skills in SQL, Matlab or Python to enable you to map out and implement new models.
Your background in Fund Management, Portfolio Construction and/or Asset Allocation together with providing top down and bottom up research with be utilised and built upon creating market-pertinent Research, working in close collaboration with the senior management team at Director and Managing Director level.
This is a great time to be joining an expanding team, working on new products in a highly successful, global firm.