Equity Quant researcher (PHD) – Long Only Asset Management – London Equity Quant researcher (PHD) – Long Only Asset  …

Octavius Finance
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jul 19
Competitive
Octavius Finance
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jul 19
Competitive
A leading Long only Equity manager is currently looking to add a PHD qualified Equity Quant researcher to their team.

The team are responsible for providing quantitative expertise for the management of fundamental equity portfolios therefore as a quantitative researcher you will be engaged in a number of tasks including Portfolio construction, optimsation and Multi-Factor modelling.

You will be working in a highly skilled and dedicated quant research group. The team use quantitative methods to build models recommending stocks to analysts, based on a history of alpha-generating trade decisions. You will be responsible for the full process from start to finish - formulating the research question, data assembling from raw data in SQL, data exploration, evaluation of a range of models and implementation

 

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop quantitative models across a broad range of applications, from equity valuation models to risk management and portfolio construction
  • Perform data driven investment research and work closely with different investment teams and portfolio managers to add value for clients
  • Enhance the alpha generating capabilities by leveraging on developments in technology and data such as machine learning and alternative data sources
  • Back-testing of Equity Performance Indicators and Quantitative strategies
  • Developing quantitative stock screens for idea generation
  • Development of new portfolio management tools
  • Assisting in quantitative fund management

 

In order to apply you should have:-

  • Solid statistical programming skills :-Python/Matlab/SQL/R
  • Some experience working as a quant analyst/researcher from an equity perspective
  • A PHD in a Quantitative discipline from a leading school
  • Understanding of Factor based modelling

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team who a well-regarded, will offer excellent training and career progression.

In addition there is an salary package on offer. Prior buy side experience preferred.

In order to apply please send your CV in WORD FORMAT to quantresearch@octaviusfinance.com  or call 02080044001

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