Quant Internship Derivatives Technologies

  • Hours: 100%

  • Location: Zürich

  • Duration: 6 months, 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.


We offer an Internship position for an aspiring Quant Engineer. The focus of the quant work is on methodologies in Derivatives Risk and Pricing. This includes designing and implementing risk and pricing models, developing and improving computational methods as well as optimization frameworks in financial markets and derivatives contexts.


You will work on dedicated client projects for the development of cutting edge methodologies for major international clients (clients are based in Europe, the US and Asia) focusing on the following areas:

  • Derivatives Risk Management

  • Derivatives Pricing

  • Structured Products

Your tasks will include modelling and simulation of quant methods in Python and/or Java (Java is not a required skill). This requires a high level of functional skills which you will contribute as a team member. 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.


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:

  • MSc. or higher in engineering, mathematics, physics or a quantitative finance discipline preferable from a tier-one university

  • Computer programming skills in Python (and/or Matlab), Java is a plus

  • Some knowledge and understanding of financial markets (knowledge of derivatives is a plus), or an interest to learn

  • Fluency in English, German is a plus

  • Eligible to live and work in Switzerland


As a successful intern, you will be integrated into a dynamic Quant team and take an active part in the development of a complete new range of scientific methods linked to real client needs and future industry standards. If you believe you can contribute to this culture of innovation and value creation, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Interested? Please register and upload your cover letter and CV/Recommendations in PDF format via www.swissquant.com/careers

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