Iron Ore Analyst, Singapore (6 Months Contract)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Contract, Full time
  • Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd
  • 02 Feb 18 2018-02-02

Gunvor Group is one of the world’s largest independent commodities trading houses by turnover, creating logistics solutions that safely and efficiently move physical energy from where it is sourced and stored to where it is demanded most. With strategic investments in energy infrastructure—refineries, pipelines, storage, terminals, mining and upstream — Gunvor further generates sustainable value across the global supply chain for its customers. Founded in 2000, Gunvor reported revenues of $46.7billion (USD) on volumes of 187 million MT in 2016.

Overview of Role
The person will join the Iron Ore trading desk to help set up the automated trading execution platform supporting multi broker and multi exchanges (including Chinese exchanges), and setup state of the art execution algorithm to minimize market impact. Alongside the desk Traders and Quants, the successful candidate will be involved into creating new trading strategies on Iron Ore and Steel products.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop from scratch an automated trading execution platform connected to global exchanges
  • Develop trade execution algorithms to minimize market impact
  • Work closely with current trading team and analysts to elaborate trading and execution strategies

The individual should have the following experience:

  • Strong IT skills (C# and/or Python)
  • Previous project experience in building automated execution platform desired
  • Knowledge of financial markets and financial derivatives would be a plus
  • Statistics and modeling background (including Classification Algorithms, Machine Learning, etc.) would be advantageous but not necessary
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Inquisitive and meticulous with strong analytical and computational skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure