Rates Vol Quant Analyst/Trader - Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund | Paragon Alpha

Rates Vol Quant Analyst/Trader - Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund

Permanent

Portfolio Management

London

Our client, a leading global multi $bn macro hedge fund are now looking to hire a very talented Quant Analyst to join a very successful team based in their London office. The ideal candidate will have approximately 4+ years of experience as a macro analyst, trade analyst, quant analyst or equivalent within a buy side, sell side, or analytical/research focused organisation.

Principal Consultant

Harriet Potter

harriet@paragonalpha.com

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Portfolio Manager in all investment and non-investment activities related to the successful and efficient running of an absolute return portfolio.
  • Perform quantitative analysis and research under guidance from the Portfolio Manager, using own intuition, and in collaboration with other investments teams.
  • Generate high quality research, trading strategies and ideas under the guidance and supervision of the Portfolio Manager.
  • Develop tools and other suitable algorithms to benefit the performance of the portfolio.
  • Automate any and all possible processes to improve the efficiency and facilitate decision-making processes.
  • Conduct ongoing risk analysis on the portfolio, performance screening, attribution, risk and any other additional reporting requirements over varying levels to support evaluation, understanding, measurement and management of the portfolio

Requirements:

  • Experience with rates and FX across research and strategy, specifically within options instruments
  • Will have generated fully researched and successful trade ideas along with suggested implementation strategies.
  • Have proven capability of building market screeners, pricing, optimisation and risk tools that can be used by the Portfolio Manager.
  • Technically advanced in Excel, VBA, SQL, Python and other relevant coding languages or systems such as R, Matlab etc.
  • Highly numerical and possess a Masters equivalent (or above) degree in a mathematical or related subject.

This is a chance to join one of world's top hedge funds and offers the chance to monetize your investment research and ideas. Our client has one of the best performance and award structures globally, to include strong sign on and guaranteed bonuses and is also well regarded for its strong training and collaborative team based culture.

 

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