Quantitative Analytics Associate

Recruiter
NatWest Group
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Dec 2022
Closes
23 Dec 2022
Ref
18058332
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Join us as a Quantitative Analytics Associate

  • This is an opportunity for a driven Quantitative Analytics Associate to take on an exciting new career challenge
  • You'll be able to build and maintain a wide network of stakeholders of varying degrees of seniority
  • It's a chance to have a tangible effect on our function, put your existing skills to the test and advance your career


What you'll do

In your new role, you'll design, develop, and maintain pricing and risk models to support trading and risk management areas and the automation of the currency options business.

You'll also:

  • Review and ensure delivery turnaround time, accuracy and quality as per agreed service level agreements
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure quant activities are in line with our Group policies covering conduct, operational, and regulatory risks
  • Support existing model development solutions and contribute to ongoing development activities
  • Define and execute unit tests while constructing software and performing integration and regression testing


The skills you'll need

You'll need a mathematical and development background, preferably with knowledge of probability, quantitative finance, numerical methods, time series analysis, econometrics, statistics and optimisation.

You should also have a higher degree, preferably a Masters, in STEM from a premier academic institution. You'll also have excellent problem-solving and analysis skills.

You'll also need:

  • Experience as a Quant Analyst within a large analytics library with Tier 1 or 2 Investment Banking
  • Good programming and computing skills, including knowledge of Java or C++ or C#, along with Matlab or Python
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to productively liaise with colleagues in front office locations
  • A good understanding of investment banking in any asset classes, such as FX, Rates, Credit, Equities and Commodities
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