Risk Quant

Risk Quant
To £200,000

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Quant Analyst with Risk experience to join our high profile client.

Our client is a well-known Quantitative Hedge fund and this is a senior position within the global risk team.
This I a new expansionary role in London due to an increase in quantitative commodities, Fixed Income and (a small amount of equities) trading.

The Quant will:
• Lead a small team of quantitative developers in all areas of risk management, particularly in factor model development area.
• Develop an optimizer for equity portfolio construction that allows traders to tune factor exposures to targets
• Develop models to compute new analytics in collaboration with the head of portfolio research
• Support and run processes for quantitative risk and risk management
The successful quants will be interested in working within an innovative and entrepreneurial environment, where they will be expected to be involved in all aspects of trading and risk.

Quant Risk Analysts MUST:
 PhD or MSc in an advanced scientific field
 A minimum of 5 years of front office quantitative experience as well as experience leading a small team.
 Experience across fixed income and equites asset classes as a minimum
 Experience in a small firm
 Strong Demonstrable experience of factor model development
 Very strong knowledge of software design including algorithms and object oriented design
 Experience in either Python, R or C++ required.
 Experience in R or Python programming language is strongly preferred
 Strong communication skills required as this role involved direct communication with risk management and trading
 Applicant should have a demonstrated track record of success in challenging environments
This is an excellent opportunity to

This is a unique company that allows freedom in the quantitative area. My client offers a personal training budget per person as well as a bonus when on client site. Bupa, Pension and travel loan make up an excellent benefits package.
My client is based in London
Quant Analyst, Quantitative