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DATE ADDED: Wed 13/05/2020

Junior Multi Asset Strategist

London, UK
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COMPANY: UNIVERSITIES SUPERANNUATION SCHEME LIMITED

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Competitive

Key responsibilities

Delivering Results

  • Delivering high quality statistical research output against our research goals
  • Statistical modelling of financial and non-financial datasets, examining real-world data
  • Assist in the research and development of new investment ideas and innovative investment strategies, generating back-tests and validating your hypothesis

Managing Resources

  • Assist in the ongoing improvement of our investment tools, management processes and proprietary portfolio management Systems
  • Generate orders and place trades, monitor and attribute performance, monitor and reporting
  • Assist in monitoring and managing portfolios in accordance with investment objectives and risk guidelines

Your experience

Essential

  • Technical ability, including finance and economic theory and understanding of derivatives
  • Intermediate/Expert level skillset in Python(Mandatory) & Matlab
  • Highly committed team player
  • Initiative, independent thinking and intellectual curiosity to investigate and develop new ideas
  • Strong compliance culture and high personal ethical standards
  • A STEM degree (Masters/PhD) from a tier-I university
  • Extensive experience in financial data analysis with a good grasp on Statistical Analysis
  • Experience in Machine Learning/Deep Neural net models/NLP for return predictability and Portfolio Construction.

Desirable

  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in researching Cross Asset systematic trading strategies
  • A background in Portfolio Management & statistical research for systematic trading
  • Ability to tackle in-depth research projects and communicate complex ideas clearly

USSIM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

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