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Quantitative Senior Analyst - Fixed - Term - 12 months

London Stock Exchange Group
Taipei, Taiwan
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description (Job advert content)

This is fixed-term 12 months contract

Role Profile

The Quantitative Senior Analyst will work in the FTSE Russell Equity Index Research team. The Index Research & Design team are responsible for the development, design and research of equity indices and index related materials. It is a global team, with members in London, New York, Hong Kong and Taipei. The role is open to Python Developer who will contribute to quantitative Research and build out a quantitative research framework in Python.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement Python applications using object-oriented programming principles for efficient and scalable solutions.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle from conceptualization to continuous deployment and integration.
  • Analyse and optimize existing codebase for performance and maintainability.
  • Work closely with quantitative researchers to integrate their models and algorithms into production-grade software
  • Development of investment analytics and research tools.
  • Collaborate with the team to understand technical requirements and contribute to the design and development of new index products.
  • Respond to internal and external research enquiries related to index construction and analytic developments.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical field.
  • Strong proficiency in Python programming in an analytical environment with a focus on object oriented design and development
  • Familiarity with quantitative research methodologies or keen interest in financial markets would be advantageous.
  • Experience with version control systems (Git) and collaborative software development practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a cross-functional team translating technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced innovative environment
  • Ability to work in a team to strict deadlines, handle workloads optimally and readily assume additional responsibilities.
Preferred skills
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and equity markets
  • Exposure to data analysis libraries (e.g., pandas, numpy) and visualisation tools (Matplotlib, plotly)
  • Understanding software testing principals and frameworks
  • Familiarity with cloud services
  • LSEG champions a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.
  • LSEG nurtures a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.
  • Diversity is a core value at LSEG. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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