Quantitative Researcher

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jun 20, 2019
Jul 20, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The quantitative researcher will work with the Head of Investments to conduct research projects into all aspects of the systematic, absolute return investment process - alpha generation, portfolio construction and implementation across all asset classes. Additionally, the development and maintenance of reporting, portfolio analysis and performance attribution tools are important features of the role.

We are looking for an open minded, self-motivated individual that is able to formulate and test investment hypotheses as well as critically evaluate investment process building blocks. Important is a 'can do' attitude and the ability to work independently to high standards and ambitious targets. Furthermore, the person we are looking for should be able to cooperate well with other team members and communicate well in an open-minded manner.


Masters in Finance, Economics or Sciences, e.g. Mathematics, Statistics or Physics

CFA qualification is a plus

Minimum 5 years' experience as quantitative researcher on buy or sell side, either in single or multi-asset class context

Deep knowledge of Factset and Bloomberg

Good SQL Server skills

Coding skills - preferably good knowledge of Matlab but R, Python or similar is acceptable

Excellent Excel and VBA skills

Demonstrable knowledge of quantitative techniques and methods

Thorough understanding of portfolio construction and risk management concepts