Quantitative Analyst Intern

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Astignes Capital
  • 19 Feb 18 2018-02-19

This internship offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work within a dynamic and experienced investment team, and gain exposure to rigorous analytical approaches to the investment process at an established asset manager with a long track record. This will be an ideal role for anyone interested in the alternative investment management space. The internship is open from May to September.

Duties and responsibilities:
The main duties the candidate will perform are:

  • Work under the direction of the Investment and Risk Management teams to develop portfolio management and analysis tools
  • Work closely with the Technology team to leverage existing systems to enhance/improve the existing investment toolkit

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Strong coding skills, including demonstrated ability with statistical and database software including R, R-Shiny, Python, SQL, and Excel VBA
  • Intellectually curious with a demonstrated interest to solve analytical challenges
  • A sharp eye for numerical accuracy and consistency
  • Knowledge of financial derivatives and exchange products
  • Good communication skills in English and ability to present complex analysis clearly
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams

About Astignes Capital:
Astignes Capital is an Asia-focused alternative investment management firm based in Singapore. Astignes Capital launched its flagship Asia Rates fund in 2007, and their investment strategy aims to capture macro and relative value opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region primarily through the use of interest rates, FX and volatility instruments.