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IHS Markit

Quant Analyst


Job Title: Quant Analyst

Location: London

Your Role

Are you an experienced quant with aspirations to develop into a data scientist whilst innovating new solutions in the financial services space? You will contribute and make an impact towards the global investment portfolio analytics industry.
  • Reporting to Product Management, you will execute strategy to build and deliver our product offering
  • Develop and validate statistical / machine learning models and algorithms.
  • Work within an Agile SCRUM team to contribute to the development of the product
  • Run POCs with clients and clearly present the results
  • Articulate solutions and models to clients in a clear and concise way
  • Carry out testing of analytics and drill down to understand the impact of underlying data sources

Your Team

This is a newly formed team within the IHS Markit financial services division tasked to build analytics in the portfolio management space.

The team is characterised by a strong entrepreneurial culture. You will thrive on innovation of new products and analytics. With a practical entrepreneurial mindset, critical thinking skills and attention to detail you will have a quantitative background, an aptitude and curiosity to explore and exploit the unique data sets available with IHS Markit.

You will have had exposure and knowledge of portfolio analytics techniques including regression. You must have a proven ability for using creative problem-solving to drive business results and should have strong communication skills and be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders.

Your expertise
  • A minimum 7 to 10-year experience in quant analytics ideally multi-asset
  • Strong knowledge of python and other programming languages
  • Strong knowledge of investment products, both fixed income and equity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a meticulous eye for identifying inconsistencies or inaccuracies in data entry or data outputs
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning techniques

It's a bonus if you also have (Optional)
  • Language Skills are desirable
  • Experience in scrum and agile software development
  • Practical, with a can-do, entrepreneurial attitude and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and cultural aware
  • Comfortable with change and ambiguity

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