Equity and Credit Investment Research

Data Analyst, Front Office Trading, Global Investment Bank

leading investment bank is looking to recruit a Data Analyst into their Front office Trading team. In this role you will: - work closely with traders and sales-traders to evaluate the performance of trading strategies under different market conditions. - carry out transaction cost analysis, market structure research, statistical analysis of market-wide trading data as well as business intelligence reporting. - overseeing data flow and reporting used to analyse trading activity. The successul candidate will have a background as follows: • A degree in a quantitative field: Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics. • A data science/analytical skill-set with experience exploring large data sets and applying statistical techniques to investigate and interpret patterns. • A highly analytical and enquiring mind and be comfortable manipulating and interpreting large quantities of data. • Experience with databases and reporting in SQL or similar as well as use of statistical tools such as R or Python. • Strong communication skills including developing and presenting analytical data. • A high attention to detail, experience with logical thinking / problem solving. • A flexible attitude and ability to work in a small but growing team. • A self-starting entrepreneurial spirit, personal and professional integrity and a desire to strive to obtain excellence.