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Quantitative Strategist

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ENVIRONMENT:

If the future of investments & tech excites you, then an innovative coding and research firm puts you to the challenge of writing a program in R, in order to become their team’s next highly valued Quantitative Analyst.  You need a solid coding background, an Undergrad Degree in Maths/Stats/Computer Science or other relevant science field, strong analytical ability and bonus skills include C/C++, Java & SQL. This technical role will see you managing & deploying existing and new trading investment algorithms. If you  are up to the challenge, apply now !

 

DUTIES:

Working alongside the Chief Investment Officer –

Develop, automating and deploy investment algorithms.

Data Mining.

Data base Management.

Develop new code and design new architecture to extend functionality.

Back testing of algorithms.

Finding/developing new trading algos.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

Undergraduate Degree in Maths / Statistics / Computer Science / Engineering or relevant tertiary qualification.

 

Experience/Skills –

Strong analysis skills.

Object-orientation, Multi-threading, Software Optimisation and Memory Management.

Ability to translate basic business requirements into system solutions.

Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.

Good coding standards and experience.

Ability to work both independently and within a team to deliver a solution.

 

Must-Have’s –

Strong skills & knowledge of the R programming environment.

 

Advantageous –

C/C++

Java

SQL

 

ATTRIBUTES:

A desire to work in a flexible role with broad exposure to investments and technology.

Able to adapt and deliver in a dynamic environment.

High-quality work standards.

Proactive, enthusiastic and innovative by nature.

Able to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines.

Self-driven, well organised and takes ownership of tasks.

Team player who is able to communicate well with ability to share information and knowledge.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Interest in investment management industry.

Actively keeps abreast of new technologies.

 

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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