The company is a top commodity trading firm in London and they are looking for someone who has a proven track record in systematic quantitative research or an assistant portfolio manager. You will work alongside and in partnership with the senior portfolio manager. You will be critical in the development of the systematic business and in supporting the PM's daily operations with core strategic responsibility. You will develop systematic strategies, lead the development of the platform and share in the upside. Your experience should include researching, building, back-testing and implementing systematic strategies in commodities, futures, FX or potentially another related asset class in a portfolio management environment.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a systematic research or assistant portfolio management role with excellent statistical modelling and programming skills. Programming experience in Python is preferred as is a numerical and/or computational PHD/MSc from a leading school.