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IRD Quantitative Analyst

IRD Quantitative Analyst – London - £85k-£120k

Peracto’s client, a powerhouse software vendor, is seeking an intelligent and experienced Senior Quantitative Analyst to join their talented team.

As a Senior Quantitative Analyst the successful candidate will contribute to the further development of the businesses award winning technologies and state-of-the-art risk and independent valuation solutions for OTC derivatives. The role will cover all aspect of the delivery of solutions to derivatives business problems, from researching market practice and modelling, the design and prototyping of new functionality through to developing a production implementation in a cross-platform modern C++ library. This is an exciting opportunity to be a domain expert within a global business that is recognised as a Top Employer.

Knowledge and Skills:

• PhD in a quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics etc.)
• Minimum 5 years of experience.
• Very strong quantitative skills.
• Strong experience in C++ programming for numerical methods.
• A strong knowledge of financial instruments is a must, in particular a focus on derivatives.
• Knowledge of pricing.

The Ideal Candidate:

• An enthusiastic individual that has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging and performance-driven environment.
• Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex information to a range of audiences.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.
• Strong attention to detail with good planning and organisational skills.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please contact Colin Doolan by phone (+44 (0)20 7378 4483) or e-mail ( for more information and a confidential chat.

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