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Quantitative Analyst, Assistant Vice President

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 23, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
State Street's electronic foreign exchange offering is a core component of our product range, making markets directly with counterparts, on exchanges and e-trading venues around the globe. Since inception we have sustained a considerable growth trajectory, becoming a significant player in this space by expanding into market making, and algorithmic and benchmark execution.
The business is now looking to sustain this growth with further significant investment into eFX, to take our business to the next level. We are seeking an AVP level candidate to contribute to this next phase of growth by taking a substantial role in our London team.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.
Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As a Quantitative Analyst you will
The primary focus of the role is to help enhance our market making capabilities, specifically:
• Analyse proprietary order flow data to improve pricing and optimize risk management.
• Use public and proprietary data to identify new opportunities to increase trading volumes and generate new business.
• Support and enhance our expanding eNDF offering.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
• Desire to work within a collaborative, team-driven environment
• Strong communicator: be comfortable explaining results to both technical and non-technical audiences

Education & Preferred Qualifications
• MSc or PhD in Mathematics/Physics/Engineering/Data Science or similar
• Up to date knowledge of the latest forecasting and machine learning techniques
• Knowledge of a fast prototyping language such as Matlab, Python, R
• Working knowledge of an object orientated programming language such as Java is a plus
• Experience in electronic foreign exchange, or market making in another asset class is a plus
About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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