Quantitative Finance Associate

Milan

Your role and primary responsibilities

MDOTM is looking for outstanding quantitative finance experts with a strong background in statistics and a great knowledge of the financial markets. You will be working within our senior research team and help develop MDOTM’s investment strategies.

Your tasks will include

  • Coming up with creative solutions and ideas to exploit market inefficiencies
  • Researching and developing quantitative investment models to systematically detect alpha signals using both traditional and alternative datasets
  • Developing, testing and implementing complex statistical models focusing on scenario analysis and stress testing for portfolio optimization
  • Producing written summaries of research results
  • Evaluating and interpreting the outputs of the models from an economic and financial point of view
  • Being always up to date on the latest developments and breakthroughs in the field
  • Working alongside the Artificial Intelligence research team and support it from an economic and behavioral finance standpoint

Skills and experience required

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Economics, Finance, or related fields
  • 2+ years of work experience in the financial industry, in a similar position
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills
  • Strong knowledge of existing models for multi-asset-class portfolio allocation (utilizing both linear and non-linear financial products) and Factor Investing models
  • Familiarity with MatLab and/or R, Bloomberg and other data providers
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written
  • Ability to take ownership of projects, with a strong focus on quality and accuracy
  • Great team-player with a passion for investments combined with a strong work ethic and integrity

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