Would you like to work for one of the UK’s largest and innovative asset owners?
The Railways Pension Scheme is one of the UK’s largest and longest established pension funds. Railpen is responsible for the safekeeping and investment of circa £30bn on behalf of the scheme’s 350,000 members who are connected to the railway industry. Our purpose if to ‘secure our members’ future’. To achieve this we invest the scheme’s assets to generate strong investment returns over the long term. The unique nature of Railpen purpose and how we go about achieving it offers a wide variety of interesting opportunities for innovation, thought leadership and personal development.
Railpen’s Alternative Risk Premia (“ARP”) team successfully manages £11bn invested across a range of systematic global equity portfolios that utilise factors like value, quality, momentum and low volatility. These strategies have been developed entirely internally with the freedom to focus on maximising long term absolute returns, without worrying about short term relative performance or marketing!
Ideal IT Language/Financial Data Skills:
We seek an individual who is passionate about investment, crunching data and writing in Python to support the existing team of portfolio managers and data analysts. Expect to get your hands dirty working on all sorts of exciting (and some less exciting) areas such as L/S equity, NLP text analysis, quant credit and liquid beta. More broadly you’ll be involved in research projects, helping to develop new investment strategies and systems/apps to support our existing investment strategies. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in equities/credit, quantitative research/statistics and Python.
What we can offer you