FAM-ily  

Financial and Actuarial Mathematics  
at Vienna University of Technology, Austria  

 
2011-02-23

Researcher in Computational Finance / Quant Portfolio Analyst (m/f)

Fin4Cast, a quantitative research company is seeking top researchers to join their team based in Vienna. If you feel that you would like to work in a leading-edge, dynamic organisation with a results oriented team of professionals this vacancy will suit you.

Fin4Cast is a research provider in the field of quantitative investment strategies. Our services include the development of portfolios based on quantitative analysis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and highly specialized team of professionals.

THE ROLE

We are looking for top scientists to work with us in modern quantitative finance. Our researchers participate in novel financial analysis and development efforts that require significant application of mathematical modeling techniques. The position involves working within the futures research team; there is also significant interaction with our clients who perform trading, portfolio management and equities research. The objective is the development of innovative strategies for producing alpha in the futures, currency and fixed income markets.

THE INDIVIDUAL

The successful candidates will have a first class degree and practical science or engineering problem solving skills through a PhD in Mathematics together with excellent all round analytical and programming abilities.

The following skills are also prerequisites for the job:

  • Experience in research with significant mathematical modeling content, analysis and statistics on large data sets
  • Solid programming experience, preferably in R or any other modeling languages
  • Strong, methodical problem solving and numerical reasoning skills
  • Good team work abilities
  • Strategic, critical and analytical mindset
  • Fluent in English

It is advantageous having following additional skills:

  • General knowledge of alternative investments or a financial background
  • Experience in development of futures trading strategies and/or portfolio analysis

We are offering a stimulating environment with exciting personal growth and long-term career opportunities.

If you believe that you are a motivated individual with the above qualifications and this opening sounds challenging, please submit your English written CV to alfred.gmeiner-ghali@fin4cast.com.

Fin4cast Data Research Services GmbH & CO KG
Modecenterstraße 14
1030 Wien

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