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Multi-Asset Quantitative Research Analyst

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13 September 2022



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Our client, a large UK asset manager is looking to hire a Senior Quantitative Analyst to join the Multi-Asset investment team. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting quantitative research and analysis within the multi-asset solution space.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement algorithmic portfolio execution strategies based on academic and in-house quantitative research, as well as incorporating data sources and models
  • Develop machine learning and portfolio optimisation models
  • Analyse both qualitative and quantitative data in relation to portfolio holdings
  • Build quantitative screens to support investment process
  • Lead research into signal generation and portfolio risk/return optimisation
  • Prepare report reports on wider investment rends and communicate with wider investment team on both high-level ideas and deep dive research

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Relevant experience as a quantitative research analyst on the buy-side or sell-side
  • Experience and knowledge of applying machine learning techniques to financial datasets
  • MSc or PhD in a quantitative/economics/financial discipline
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Excellent quantitative research and programming skills (Python, R, SQL)
  • Ideally CFA or CQF qualification
  • Excellent team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills, sound judgement, adaptable and pragmatic
  • Ability to build and maintain effect working relationships with stakeholders

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.



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