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Junior Quantitative Risk Consultant

  • location

    City of London, London

  • sector:

    Quant

  • job type:

    Contract

  • salary:

    £200.00 - £230.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Charles Woollard

  • Email:

    charles.woollard@orbisconsultants.com

  • job ref:

    BBBH3189_1549963691

  • published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    Initial 6 Month

  • expiry date:

    2019-03-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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My Client a Financial market company operating an options and futures exchange are currently recruiting for a Junior Quant Risk Consultant for a 6 month period to work on a wide ranging project!

​The Role

  • Implementing backtesting procedure by calling existing pricing libraries
  • Implementing payoffs into existing pricing frameworks (Monte Carlo, backward induction or closed form)
  • Testing and analysis of backtesting result

The skill set we are looking for include the following:

  • Financial maths graduate level or less experienced quant with ambition to learn
  • Strong analytical skills, fast to learn and fast to adapt
  • Reasonable C++ knowledge
  • Basic asset class knowledge
  • Knowledge of basic pricing techniques (Black-Scholes, Monte Carlo simulation etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills