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Quant Researcher for leading Asset Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: SJ - 2711 - SAVI
  • Sector: Buy Side, Asset Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 27/11/2017
Quant Researcher for leading Asset Manager

Selby Jennings is working with a leading asset manager in London. The client is expanding its quant team as they have been growing their AUM swiftly over the last two years. They are leaders in this space and this is a great opportunity to be working close to cutting-hedge experts in the field.

This position is ideal for a quant researcher that wants to take a step-up in terms of responsibilities. You will be able to have an impact and track your own work in a full-cycle.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building tools and analytics to help identify opportunities and minimise risk


  • Analysing data sets for trading signals in fixed income, fx and equity and turning them into front-office tools


  • Contribute to building new research to sustain idea generation


  • Communicating and reporting to the portfolio managers to determine new strategies and signals


You will demonstrate the following:

  • Strong academic background in quantitative discipline –Phd and CFA preferred


  • 2-3 years’ experience in Fixed Income, equity, interest rate or fx 


  • First class understanding of asset classes and quant trends in global and emerging markets


  • Thought leadership


  • Ability to work independently and take initiative


Interviews are taking place at short notice. Applicants should promptly register their interest directly to quantsEMEA(AT)selbyjennings(DOT)com

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