Junior Quantitative Equity Researcher (PHD) – Asset Management firm – London

Job Details

A leading equity investment manager is looking to add an equity quant researcher to their team. The firm is willing to consider a recent PHD graduate or an individual with up to 3 years’ experience however a PHD qualification is a pre-requisite.

As a Quantitative Analyst, you would have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects that span the investment process. Current projects include alpha model testing and development, developing systematic portfolio construction techniques to mitigate human biases, analysis of market opportunities, performance analysis, risk model development and devising option hedging strategies specific to the investment objectives.

The Quant analysts are responsible for generating investment insights, on which the portfolio managers follow when managing the funds.

In order to apply you must have:

  • A PHD from a leading school in a quantitative subject
  • Excellent coding skills
  • Equity Modelling skills; (Multi-factor modelling, Portfolio construction, signal research)
  • An interest in Equity investing
  • Approval to work in the UK.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is highly analytical and very driven. You should be looking for a role where you can work and combine ideas with other PHD qualified analysts.

The firm has a flat hierarchy and do not use titles within the firm. Progression depends on the individual’s performance and contribution to the firm and its clients rather than tenure therefore there is an opportunity for you to take on more responsibilities very quickly depending on performance.

In order to apply please send your CV in WORD FORMAT to careers@octaviusfinance.com or call 02080044029