Quantitative Analyst

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
29 Jun 2022
02 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for
We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Quantitative Analyst. You will gain exposure to models and business critical tools used in all asset classes and functions across Schroders, as you work closely with experienced colleagues in the team. You will be encouraged to continually develop your skills and there is potential for career progression over time to a Quantitative Analyst role.

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team
The Quantitative Risk team, part of Group Risk, is responsible for (i) Group oversight of models; (ii) development of risk models; (iii) Group oversight of business critical tools. This role reports to the Head of Quantitative Risk, there are also three experienced Quantitative Analysts in the team.

What you'll do
• Model oversight
o Participate in the team research process and provide input into model validations
o Assist with the development of and running of quantitative risk models, e.g. operational risk loss models, capital requirement calculation methodologies, stress testing approaches
o Build tools to assist in the risk management process
o Coordinate the Group Model Governance Committee as the Committee Secretary
• Business critical tool oversight
o Liaise with internal businesses to both identify problems and provide solutions
o Own the Group inventory and change management system on behalf of Group Risk
o Manage system enhancements, with Technology, through the development cycle into production
o Monitor system routines and providing management information reports periodically

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• Some practical experience preferably on the buy side
• Experience of coding in Matlab, Python, R or SQL

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic
• Flexible, highly curious and willing to learn
• A critical thinker who's able to look at things from different angles
• Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and with tight deadlines
• Great at working with other people, sharing and communicating decisions
• Keen to improve what we do for our clients and how we do it

We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

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