Quantitative Analyst
Castleton Commodities International LLC
UK-London
21d ago

Overview

The candidate will join the Agricultural Commodity trading desk as an analyst working with the lead trader to develop quantitative models.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment. The candidate must have a strong mathematical, statistical and programming skills and an interest to develop a career in the Commodity industry.

We will consider candidates with a graduation year of 2015-2017.

Responsibilities

Your role and responsibilities vary widely and may include the following : -

  • Maintain and improve existing quant models
  • Develop new quant and fundamental models per requests from the desk trader
  • Generate ideas for new models and explore ML capabilities within the space
  • Reporting and communicating data to the trader; exploring price and fundamentals relationships
  • Help monitor risk exposure for the models and portfolio
  • Qualifications

  • Candidate to have 1-2 years experience within financial services, Bachelor’s degree from a top tier University with strong academic performance.
  • Computer Programming, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geospatial Science or related fields of study.

  • Strong working knowledge of VBA, HTML and SQL
  • Strong programing skills in one or more languages preferably Python
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Individuals that are self-motivated and can handle a large amount of responsibility
  • Individuals must exhibit strong communication skills, problem solving ability, commercial acumen and an ability to work in a pressurised environment and be interested in pursuing in commodity trading.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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