Sunday, 19 January 2014

Researchers in Computational Finance in Limassol, Cyprus

Our client a leading Global Investment Management Company is seeking Senior Researchers to join their team based in Limassol, Cyprus.Our client is an investment advisor that deploys quantitative hedge fund strategies to trade the global financial markets, with a long and successful track record. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing company that is focused on the development of the best research and trading infrastructure.

Job Description
We are looking for top class mathematicians/engineers/scientists to work in modern quantitative finance.
The researchers participate in novel financial analysis and development efforts that require significant application of mathematical modelling techniques. The position involves working within the Global Research team; there is also significant interaction with the trading and fund management teams. The objective is the development of innovative products and computational methods for their statistical arbitrage and quantitative strategies (FX, Futures, Commodities, and Equities)
In addition, the role involves statistical analysis of portfolio risk and returns, involvement in the portfolio management process and monitoring and analyzing transactions on an ongoing basis.

Required Skills & Experience
The successful candidate should have very good quant skills, ideally a PhD in hard sciences/Engineering, Mathematics and a good grasp of Statistics, together with excellent all round analytical and programming abilities. The following skills are also prerequisites for the job:
  • Solid programming, preferably in Matlab or other modelling languages (with experience working with large databases a plus)
  • Data mining experience in the context of large datasets of time series
  • Knowledge of alternative investments or a general financial background is desirable but not required > General knowledge of financial products is desirable
  • Strong, methodical problem solving and numerical reasoning skills are a must
  • Candidates with 5 or more years of demonstrated futures, equities and/or currency strategy development experience may qualify for a more senior research role.
  • Our client offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package
To apply, please forward your CV together with a covering letter demonstrating your skills and abilities based on the job description & requirements to: | | Tel (+357) 22 26 95 30

Please note only applications which fulfil the above criteria in relation to skills, qualifications & experience and apply as requested, will be considered for the position.