The role of the Investment Solutions / Development Team is to design, test and implement bespoken solutions for Candriam’s clients and for all types of management, services and asset classes. The team is also in charge of Candriam's proprietary indices, ALM and fiduciary monitoring, Candriam’s Robo-Advisor... The candidate we are looking for will be responsible for strengthening the ALM / Fiduciary Department, actively contributing to the development of new solutions and helping to monitor ongoing activities.
- To carry out these missions, Candriam is currently looking for an Investment Engineer (m/f) who will:
- Conduct ALM studies, in collaboration with the Institutional Management Team,
- Perform stress tests and backtests on portfolio management techniques (eg SRI investments, cross-asset investments, portfolio hedging techniques, smart-beta equity portfolios, etc.),
- Prepare sales presentations for the solutions and support sales forces when necessary in meetings with our customers,
- Develop tools (VBA, Matlab, Python...) to increase efficiency in portfolio management processes.
Required Skills & Competencies
- Actuarial Degree.
- A complementary Degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematical finance... will be appreciated.
- A first experience in the asset management industry would be preferable. Good knowledge of Bloomberg and Factset.
- Solid skills in quantitative analysis and programming. Willingness to development tools with VBA, Matlab, Python...
- Deep understanding of mathematical finance, financial instruments as well as equity, fixed income and derivative markets.
- Capacity to work independently and simultaneously on various projects.
- Constant search for perfection / attention to detail
- Excellent presentation and written and verbal communication skills
- Analytical mind, ability to find the essence of a highly complex matter
- Self-taught, creative, dynamic, motivated, well organized, disciplined, ability to learn quickly
- Team player
- Flexible, open and able to adapt to a fast-moving environment
- Stress resistant, able to cope with strict deadlines
Languages: English, Dutch and French