Junior Multi Asset Strategist Junior Multi Asset Strategist …

Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 May 20
Competitive
Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 May 20
Competitive
The role involves assisting & development of systematic cross-asset quant trading strategies using sophisticated statistical techniques. The role will entail the leadership and management of statistical modelling projects as part of our research programme.

Key responsibilities

Delivering Results

  • Delivering high quality statistical research output against our research goals
  • Statistical modelling of financial and non-financial datasets, examining real-world data
  • Assist in the research and development of new investment ideas and innovative investment strategies, generating back-tests and validating your hypothesis

Managing Resources

  • Assist in the ongoing improvement of our investment tools, management processes and proprietary portfolio management Systems
  • Generate orders and place trades, monitor and attribute performance, monitor and reporting
  • Assist in monitoring and managing portfolios in accordance with investment objectives and risk guidelines

 

Your experience

Essential

  • Technical ability, including finance and economic theory and understanding of derivatives
  • Intermediate/Expert level skillset in Python(Mandatory) & Matlab
  • Highly committed team player
  • Initiative, independent thinking and intellectual curiosity to investigate and develop new ideas
  • Strong compliance culture and high personal ethical standards
  • A STEM degree (Masters/PhD) from a tier-I university
  • Extensive experience in financial data analysis with a good grasp on Statistical Analysis
  • Experience in Machine Learning/Deep Neural net models/NLP for return predictability and Portfolio Construction.

Desirable

  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in researching Cross Asset systematic trading strategies
  • A background in Portfolio Management & statistical research for systematic trading
  • Ability to tackle in-depth research projects and communicate complex ideas clearly

 

USSIM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

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