Quant Engineer Private Banking

  • Hours: 100%

  • Location: Zürich

  • Duration: permanent, starting immediately

swissQuant Group provides quantitative services, consultancy and products for financial and industrial clients, including a number of global Fortune 500 companies. Our business edge originates from the effective translation of Intelligent Technology into measurable, bottom-line client value. swissQuant Group is a privately held company incorporated in 2005 as a spin-off of ETH Zürich.

Position

We offer a unique opportunity for a dedicated Quant with at least 2-3 years quant based work experience to develop him/herself further in the field of quantitative modelling of portfolio construction and risk modelling. Liaising closely with our clients, you will develop your understanding of state-of-the-art private banking technology to satisfy real business needs for next generation advisory tools and systems. Scope We provide long term technological leadership to our clients in the form of Intelligent Technologies. You will work on dedicated client projects for the development of cutting edge methodologies and the productization of portfolio construction models for major international advisory and institutional clients. This requires a high level of functional skills which you will contribute as a team member. Using your excellent technical skillset, you will engineer these concepts into sophisticated advisory solutions. Your personal success will depend equally on your ability to conceptualize and develop state-of- the-art models as well as your ability to function well within a team.

Scope

We provide long term technological leadership to our clients in the form of Intelligent Technologies. You will work on dedicated client projects for the development of cutting edge methodologies and the productization of portfolio construction models for major international advisory and institutional clients. This requires a high level of functional skills which you will contribute as a team member. Using your excellent technical skillset, you will engineer these concepts into sophisticated advisory solutions in close collaboration with clients. Your personal success will depend equally on your ability to conceptualize and develop state-of- the-art models as well as your ability to function well within a team.

Requirements

You are keen on applying your quantitative skills in a dynamic market requiring innovative products driven by real business needs. You are looking for the opportunity to experience personal growth by leveraging your in-depth ability to develop relevant quantitative models. In addition we expect:

  • Higher university degree (PhD, MSc or equivalent) in a quantitative discipline such as ideally Quantitative Finance or Applied Mathematics

  • Strong technical skills built on 2-3 years of experience in a quantitative field in finance, such as portfolio management, risk management, or quant modelling (experience with optimization tools and algorithms is an advantage)

  • High financial acumen and understanding of financial markets and financial products

  • Computer programming skills in MATLAB or Python

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment

  • German mother tongue and strong communication skills in English

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