Quant Analyst

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Job Identification Number: 899

Location:New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Financial Services

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a large financial firm looking to build a digital custodian, is seeking a Quant Analyst in their NYC office.

This is candidate will be a new addition to the Quant Solution Group. This role will build quant models for the firm. Although it a specialized group within IT, its considered to be on the front office / revenue side. The right candidate will have very strong JAVA / SQL and some type of programming language R/ Java/python/c++/ etc. to support back testing and portfolio theory and build quant models.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Prefer 0-2 years’ experience in capital markets.
  • STEM Bachelor’s required, MS/PhD is a plus; Mathematics, Statistics oriented and course work highly desired
  • Java/R aptitude or any other high-level programming languages to support mathematical analysis (e.g. Python, Matlab, Excel)
  • Experience of model design and implementing project tasks
  • Broad knowledge of quantitative market risk, counterparty risk; or pricing models and how they are used