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Rates/Macro Desk Analyst - Hedge Fund - London

London, United Kingdom
Posted 7 days ago Permanent Highly competitive base + bonus
Top tier Hedge Fund is seeking an experienced Rates/Macro Desk Analyst to join a pod in London.

Supporting a Portfolio Manager, the Desk Analyst will directly contribute to risk-taking activities including trade idea generation, monitoring markets and building constructive tools & models.

  • Track market developments and economic activity to manage risk and identify investment opportunities
  • Enhance the execution process, constantly improving efficiency
  • Build quantitative/statistical models and tools
  • Work alongside the quant research team to provide analytics and ad-hoc data driven projects to assist the Portfolio Manager

Skills & experience required:

  • Educated at a top tier university (ideally to MSc level) in a quantitative driven subject
  • Prior work experience of 1-5 years in a closely related field such as trading, market-making, strategy or as a junior/assistant PM
  • Fixed Income / Rates product knowledge is essential. 
  • Extensive experience with an advanced programming language, Python being highly desirable