Quant Analyst

    Toughbyte Published: May 26, 2020
    Helsinki, Finland
    Job Type


    Our client is a London based investment adviser launched in January 2018, however, the entire team was working within another fund for the last 7-10 years. The company focuses on fixed income, market neutral, relative value trading.

    Right now the company is setting up their new office in Helsinki and is looking for a Quant Analyst with strong Python programming skills to join the Quant team focusing on the development of quantitative market models and technology initiatives. It is a rare chance to combine market knowledge and quantitative techniques with cutting edge technology. You will work closely with the PMs/traders as well as other key staff members.

    You are expected to share in a balanced mixture of responsibilities including model research & development, pricing & risk investigation, and application development. To develop and implement quantitative models and infrastructure for Linear Rates Derivatives business:
    •             Rapid prototyping of models and products;
    •             Work with traders to assess model behavior, identify major sources of risk in portfolios, carry out a scenario and benchmarking analysis;
    •             Develop new technology to support Linear Rates trading and risk management.

    NOTE: The company is willing to consider candidates only from Finland.


    Must-have skills:
    • 2+ years of experience in financial mathematics with an emphasis on linear rates models & products
    • Experience with interest rate markets
    • Relevant education in financial mathematics or similar
    • Excellent Python programming skills
    • Fluency in English, verbal and written.
    Nice-to-have skills:
    • Strong background in other standard programming languages like C# etc.

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