Quantitative Analyst at emagine, London/Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (London Area, United Kingdom)
  • Nov 14, 2023
Duration not stated Finance

Contract Description

Quantitative Analyst - Investment Banking

London- (Hybrid)

emagine is a high-end professional services consultancy and solutions firm Specialising in providing business and technology services to the financial services sector, we power progress, solve challenges and deliver real results through tailored high-end consulting services and solutions.


We have created a culture of openness and integrity by building genuine and strong relationships and partnerships, enabling us to be uncompromising in our dedication in delivering the optimal service for our clients. Our commitment is not just towards our clients but we aim to foster a positive and equitable working environment with our consultants and colleagues which stems from our core values: Confident, Dedicated, Responsible, Genuine.

We are currently looking for dynamic, resourceful and proficient individuals to join our Quant Team.


The role:

  • Design, implement, and validate quantitative models for pricing financial instruments, derivatives, and other complex products.
  • Collaborate with traders to create and optimize trading strategies using quantitative analysis, algorithmic models, and risk management techniques.
  • Assist in the assessment and management of market, credit, and operational risks by developing and maintaining quantitative risk models.
  • Analyse large datasets to identify patterns, opportunities, and risks for decision-making in real-time trading environments.
  • Create algorithms and tools to automate trading processes and execute trades based on predefined criteria.
  • Work closely with traders, risk managers, and other front-office personnel to understand their needs and provide quantitative solutions that enhance trading performance.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, new quantitative techniques, and market developments to contribute to the development of new strategies and models.


Key Skills and Experience:

  • A degree in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline. Advanced degrees like a Master 's or Ph.D. might be preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of quantitative methods, mathematical modelling, statistics, and their application in finance and trading.
  • Expertise in programming languages like Python, R, C++, or other relevant languages for data analysis, modelling, and automation.
  • Deep understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, derivatives, and risk management principles.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think critically and solve complex problems.





Our people

The ideal consultants will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working and as your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the project lifecycle, from strategy to implementation. This will provide you with a broad base of experience from which to build an outstanding career.

The ideal consultants will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working and as your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the project lifecycle.

We pride ourselves on;

  • Providing our people with a supportive culture, rooted in our values and driven by our purpose.
  • Promoting a culture of inclusion, collaboration, well-being, and learning and development.
  • Providing increased agility and flexibility within our hybrid working model
  • Investing in employees' growth through ongoing training and development
  • Autonomy to take ownership of projects, making decisions and demonstrating individual expertise
  • Providing an transparent performance and career management experience.




Our consultants are integral to delivering successful consulting engagements, addressing our clients' most pressing business challenges, and build lasting value in disciplines such as:


  • Solve sophisticated, ambiguous business, change and technology problems, bringing structure and meticulous analysis and planning, acting, and taking decisions with little strategic direction
  • Build, develop and sustain trusted senior client relationships in the C-suite by remaining highly attuned to client needs
  • Drive, enable and support the business, partnering with our leaders, clients, and consultants across our practices to take the best of emagine to our clients through opportunity identification/qualification, solution development/presentation





At emagine, we are committed to building an international and diverse team by embracing our different backgrounds.

If you are up to the challenge and would like to find out more, get in touch with us immediately, our internal recruitment team is always keen to hear from dynamic individuals that are looking to further their career and explore their full potential.

"emagine is an equal opportunity employer, and employment practices are based strictly on merit. It is the policy of the Company to give equal opportunity in employment regardless of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, religion or ethnic origin "