Cross Asset Quant Strategist Assistant Trainee Cross Asset Quant Strategist Assistant Trainee …

SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 14 Jun 19
SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 14 Jun 19
Cross Asset Quant Strategist Assistant Trainee
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Description of the Business Line or Department

Research department, in the quantitative strategy group

Summary of the Key Purposes of the Role

Internship in the Global Quantitative team within the Global Research department of Société Générale. The team is ranked number 1 worldwide in the Extel survey. We are looking for an intern who will be based in London. She/he will be exposed to a broad range of asset classes (equities, bonds, credit, forex and commodities) and to the fast paced environment of a trading floor. The candidate is expected to build significant knowledge on financial markets.

Summary of Responsibilities

• Update of our marketing presentations

• Support in the update of the models of the team

• Automation of some production tasks done by the team

• Development of Python APIs

• Strong interactions internally with Research teams

• Contribution expected on key projects for the team development

• Supporting senior team members with internal/external requests.

• Working on projects involving quantitative systematic strategies on single stocks and cross asset derivatives (rates, FX, options) and requires a solid background in programming and IT issues (mongoDB, Python).

Level of Autonomy and Authority



• Good programming skills (Python), database skills (MongoDB), knowledge of Factset is a plus

• Ability to manipulate and analyse large sets of data

• Analytical skills

• Flexibility/Adaptability

• Ability to work under pressure

• Initiative

• Team work

• Organisation skills

• Ability to prioritise tasks

• Good knowledge on financial markets

• Communication skills

• Fluent in English

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.