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VIE - Data Scientist

Employer
AXA Investment Managers
Location
Stamford, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 8, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing 824 billion euros in assets at the end of 2022. With more than 2,600 employees in 18 countries and 670 investment professionals in 18 investment centers, we have extensive experience serving our clients.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company. Employing the best professionals from the widest possible talent pool is at the heart of our strategy of delivering excellent quality of service to our diverse clientele.

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  • Review the execution methods used by the trading desk, contribute to the documentation and review alternative methodologies.
  • Contribute to the team effort to have consistent data across the many existing reportings (continue to clean the data, analyze outliers, improve reportings ergonomy..)
  • Improve the granularity of the reporting around best execution (analysis of volume per segment, counterparties performance and ranking etc...)
  • Contribute to the team effort to improve TCA (transaction cost analysis) metrics. Review the consistency of the TCA across the different asset classes and participate to build appropriate dashboards. Propose improvements when relevant.
  • Help build data science models to predict best execution methodologies or best counterparty.
  • Assist the US Fixed Income trading desk for questions related to Simcorp Order Manager, the e-trading platforms and AXA IM in-house applications (Amber, Atlas, ATOM, etc).
  • Coordinate with the local teams (Compliance, Legal, Techno, Ops, etc) on trading initiatives, process changes, enhancements, etc.
  • Assist the rest of the Business Coordination team with new funds onboarding and new counterparties onboarding (when needed by US Fixed Income desk in particular, but not limited to that).
  • Build Tableau reports dedicated to the Market & Liquidity Solutions department (turnover reports for instance).
What will this opportunity offer ?

As an VIE, you'll be immersed in a financial environment and learn about asset management and trading. You'll gain experience in working first-hand with experienced traders and data scientists to research and apply the latest quantitative techniques to solve business problems.

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SHARE your unique expertise

Education/Qualifications
  • Master's degree in mathematics, finance, and data science
Experience
  • Prior internship experience in data science or quantitative trading is desirable but not required
Knowledge and Skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical background
  • Interest for quantitative finance and research
  • Deep academic knowledge of mathematics fundamentals: probability, statistics, analysis
  • Knowledge in programming and data management (Python, SQL, Tableau)
Competencies
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Aptitude for problem solving and finding clever solutions to complex unstructured systems
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly with sharp communication skills and a teamwork mentality
  • Proactive, results-oriented
  • Fluent spoken and written English
About AXA

The AXA Group is a global leader in insurance and asset management, with 160,000 employees serving 105 million customers in 62 countries.

We protect and advise our clients at every stage of their lives, offering products and services that meet their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, savings and asset management.

Our mission : To act for human progress by protecting what matters

Our values : Customer first, Integrity, Courage and One AXA

About the Entity

At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.

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AXA IM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage candidates with disabilities or any other protected characteristic to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, when needed, to apply for a position or to perform essential job functions.

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What We Offer

We are committed to offer you an environment where you can:

Grow your potential : Be part of a forward-thinking business with internal opportunities and personalized learning paths available to help constantly develop your skills and abilities .

Shape the way you work : Work for a company which is highly committed to providing flexibility & balance to its employees, offering you a large range of benefits (hybrid working, competitive health benefits, among many others.).

Thrive within a diverse community : Play a role within a responsible company that actively recognizes and values individual differences in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Move the world forward : Join a responsible employer that acts in favor of societal and environmental causes as an investor, insurer and company, notably through the AXA Heart in Action association. As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, we will celebrate your arrival by planting a tree.

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