As part of a new initiative, SIG is seeking an Associate level quantitative derivative strategist to help enhance our research platform. Joining our Derivative Strategies team in this role will give you the opportunity to be a part of a team that provides highly successful market commentary, actionable ideas and trading strategies to SIG’s institutional client base.
Working closely with the Head of Derivative Strategy and Market Intelligence as well as SIG’s institutional equity sale people and traders, your responsibilities will include building quantitative analysis tools, performing empirical analysis and back-testing of investment strategies catered for our institutional clients. You will also be responsible for data gathering, analysis and presentation of data for internal and external clients. Your analytical skills will enable you to analyze the market and generate actionable trading and research ideas.
If you enjoy quantitative analysis and generating trade ideas for the equity and derivatives markets than this is the opportunity for you.
Build quantitative analysis tools, perform empirical analysis and back-test investment strategies catered for SIG's institutional clients
Data gathering, analysis and presentation of data for internal and external clients
Analyze the market and generate actionable trading and research ideas
Required/Preferred Qualifications PhD in Financial Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics or another quantitative financial discipline preferred.
Strong quantitative and programming skills; strong proficiency in statistical packages such as MATLAB required, ability to program in C++, a plus
Ability and confidence to communicate ideas with traders / salespeople / institutional clients
Self starter who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Strong written, analytical and research skills
Fincyclopedia | Finbox's Glossary of Financial Terms
A security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset. The most common underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, interest rates and market indexes. Most derivatives are characterized by high leverage.