Quantitative Analyst - Precious and Base Metal trading

London (Greater)
04 Oct 2021
04 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for an experienced Quantitative Analyst to join our Commodity Quant Strategy team in London.  

Working on the trading floor with the Precious and Base Metal desks, you will expand our derivative products offering by implementing new pricing models for valuation, risk analysis, and trading. You will also assist with day-to-day trading operations and maintain our Quant Strat analysis platform and library for risk and pricing.

Most critical to your success will be your interest and passion for designing innovative technology and quantitative methods to solve complex business problems. You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of commodity markets would set you apart from other applicants.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a global team closely aligned with revenue generation.

To be successful, you will have:

  • A Top tier M.S./Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline
  • Strong programming skills, experience with Python, C++ and data science tools
  • Demonstrated expertise in derivatives modelling and pricing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to acquire knowledge, understand complex products and learn new skills.
  • Knowledge of commodity markets in particular Metal assets is a plus.

Our Quant Strategy team applies specialist methods from mathematics, science and engineering to generate revenue. We work on derivative valuation and risk, automated trading and execution, and data-driven decision-making.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter. 

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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